11 terms

Area, Perimeter, Surface Area, and Volume

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area
the number of square units needed to cover an area

Area = Length x Width
A = L x W
base
the bottom face of a geometric figure (the floor)
cube
a solid figure that has six square sides of equal size
cubic unit
a unit for measuring volume (a cube with each side 1 unit long)
face
one of the flat surfaces of a solid figure
height
the perpendicular distance from the base of a parallelogram to the top
perimeter
the distance around a figure
rectangle
a polygon with opposite sides parallel and four right angles
rectangular prism
a solid with six faces that are rectangles
square unit
a unit for measuring area
volume
the number of cubic units that make up a solid 3-D figure

Volume = Length x Width x Height
V = L x W x H