20 terms

volume

the space occupied in a solid 3-D shape

Volume = Length x Width x Height

V = L x W x H

Volume = Length x Width x Height

V = L x W x H

perimeter

distance around a shape

rectangle

a polygon with opposite sides equal and four right angles

square

shape with four equal sides, four right angles

triangle

three sided shape

area

surface of a shape

Area = Length x Width

A = L x W

Area = Length x Width

A = L x W

base

bottom of a shape

cube

solid shape, 6 equal faces

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 vertical distance from the base of a shape to the top

rectangular prism

a solid with six faces that are rectangles

square unit

a unit for measuring area

scale

a standard of measurement

congruent

the same

apex

tip, point or summit of a shape

sphere

shape of a ball

cylinder

shape of a can of soft drink

cone

pointed figure with circular based

pyramid

solid triangular figure with base and apex