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Unit C


the flat surface of a three-dimensional figure


the line segment where two faces of a three-dimensional figure meet


the measure of a line segment, or one side or edge of a figure


the measure of the amount of space occupied by an object

cubic unit

a unit for measuring volume such as a cubic inch or cubic centimeter. It is the volume of a cube with 1-unit edges

rectangular prism

a prism with congruent rectangular bases


the amount of surface covered or enclosed by a figure measured in square units


having only length as a measure. A line segment is this.


having length measurements in two directions, perpendicular to each other (length, width)


having length measurements in three directions, perpendicular to one another (length, width, height)


a measure of how much a container can hold, also used to describe the volume of fluids such as water or sand


the basic unit of capacity in the metric system


a metric unit of capacity equal to 0.001 liter


a unit of capacity equal to 1,000 liters


the amount of matter in an object. It is constant; weight varies because it is subject to the effect of gravity on matter.


a unit of mass equal to 1,000 grams


the basic unit of mass in the metric system. A nickel weighs about 5 of these.


a metric unit of mass equal to 0.001 gram.


a unit of weight or capacity in the U.S. customary system equal to 1/16 of a pound or 1/8 of a cup


a U.S. customary unit for measuring mass. One is equal to sixteen ounces.


a customary unit for measuring mass. One is equal to 2,000 pounds.


a U.S. customary unit for measuring capacity. One of these is equal to 4 quarts.


a U.S. customary unit for measuring capacity. One is equal to 32 ounces, 4 cups, 2 pints.


a U.S. customary unit for measuring capacity. One is equal to two cups or half a quart.


a customary unit for measuring capacity. There are 2 of these in a pint.

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