Parallelepiped

Pronunciation: /ˌpær.əˌlɛl.əˈpaɪ.pɪd/ Explain

A parallelepiped is any polyhedron whose faces are parallelograms or it is a prism whose bases are parallelograms. A cube is a parallelepiped with identical square faces.

Parallelepipeds
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Net of a cube. Click for a printable net.
CubeA cube is a six sided polyhedron where each side is a square congruent with the other sides.
CuboidA cuboid has six rectangular sides. Opposite sides are congruent and parallel.
Parallelepipedic PrismA parallelepipedic prism is a prism whose bases are parallelograms.

Net of a Rhombohedron. Click for a printable net.
RhombohedronA rhombohedron is a six sided polyhedron whose sides are rhombi. All the edges of a rhombohedron are the same length.
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References

1. McAdams, David E.. All Math Words Dictionary, parallelepiped. 2nd Classroom edition 20150108-4799968. pg 134. Life is a Story Problem LLC. January 8, 2015. Buy the book

McAdams, David E. Parallelepiped. 12/21/2018. All Math Words Encyclopedia. Life is a Story Problem LLC. https://www.allmathwords.org/en/p/parallelepiped.html.

Revision History

12/21/2018: Reviewed and corrected IPA pronunication. (McAdams, David E.)