Right Rectangular Prism - Definition with Examples
What is Right Rectangular Prism?
In a right rectangular prism:
the angles between the base and sides are right angles.
all the 6 faces are rectangles.
Real life examples of a right rectangular prism:
Right rectangular prisms or cuboids are all around us. A few of the examples are books, boxes, buildings, bricks, boards, doors, containers, cabinets, mobiles, and laptops.
Non-examples of right rectangular prism:
This shape is a prism but its top and base do not have right angles in the shape. This is not a right rectangular prism.
This shape is not a prism. Neither it has rectangles in top and bottom nor there are any right angles in them. This is also not a right rectangular prism.
Net of a right rectangular prism:
The net of a 3D object shows the faces of that object when it is opened flat. We can form a right rectangular prism using its net as shown below as each face of the net is a rectangle which has right angles into it.
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