Pronunciation: /ˈkyub ɔɪd/ ?
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Manipulative 1: Cuboid. Created with GeoGebra.

A cuboid is a polyhedron with rectangular faces.[1] Click on the blue points in manipulative 1 and drag them to change the figure. In table 1, a, b and c are the lengths of the sides of the cuboid.

V=abcSurface Area
Table 1: Cuboid Equations


  1. cuboid. WordNet. Princeton University. (Accessed: 2011-01-08).
  2. Dupuis, N. F. . Elements of Synthetic Solid Geometry, pg 53. Macmillan and Co., 1893. (Accessed: 2010-01-22).
  3. Halstead, George Bruce. Rational Geometry, a Text-book for the Science of Space, 1st edition, pg 189. John Wiley & Sons, 1904. (Accessed: 2010-01-22).

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2010-01-22: Added "References" (McAdams, David.)
2008-12-03: Initial version (McAdams, David.)

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