11 terms

area

the number of square units needed to cover an area

Area = Length x Width

A = L x W

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

Volume = Length x Width x Height

V = L x W x H