# area volume perimeter

## 18 terms

### rectangle

a parallelogram with four right angles

### rectangular prism

a solid figure in which all six faces are rectangles

### pyramid

a polyhedron having a polygonal base and triangular sides with a common vertex

### length

the number of units that fit along one edge of an object; how long a line or a side of an object is

### width

a unit of measure for how wide something is

### height

The distance from the base of something to the top.

### solid figure

a three-dimensional shape

### formula

An equation that shows a relationship among certain quantities

### perimeter

The distance around a figure

### area

the number of square units needed to cover a flat surface

### volume

the amount of 3-dimensional space occupied by an object

### polygon

A closed 2-dimensional figure with at least 3 sides

### polyhedron

a three-dimensional figure whose surfaces are polygons

equal

### face

a surface forming part of the outside of an object; the sides of a solid figure

### right angle

The 90 degree angle between two perpendicular lines

### base

the bottom side of a geometric figure from which the height is figured

### vertex

the point of intersection of lines or the point opposite the base of a figure

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