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Can a cuboid also be a cube?
Manipulative 1 - Cuboid Created with GeoGebra.

A cuboid is a polyhedron with rectangular faces.[1] In table 1, a, b and c are the lengths of the sides of the cuboid.

V = a·b·cVolume
S = 2(ab + bc + ca)Surface Area
Table 1: Cuboid Equations


  1. McAdams, David E.. All Math Words Dictionary, cuboid. 2nd Classroom edition 20150108-4799968. pg 52. Life is a Story Problem LLC. January 8, 2015. Buy the book
  2. Dupuis, N. F. . Elements of Synthetic Solid Geometry. pg 53. Macmillan and Co.. 1893. Last Accessed 6/25/2018. Buy the book
  3. Halstead, George Bruce. Rational Geometry, a Text-book for the Science of Space. 1st edition. pg 189. John Wiley & Sons. 1904. Last Accessed 6/25/2018. Buy the book

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McAdams, David E. Cuboid. 4/16/2019. All Math Words Encyclopedia. Life is a Story Problem LLC.

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4/16/2019: Updated equations and expressions to new format. (McAdams, David E.)
12/21/2018: Reviewed and corrected IPA pronunication. (McAdams, David E.)
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