Solids: The bodies occupying space are called Solids. Solids could come in all shapes and sizes. Common ones could be cube, cuboid, cones, sphere, etc.
Volume of a solid: The space occupied by a solid body is called its volume. The units of volume are cubic centimeter or $latex cm^3 &s=1$ or cubic meters or $latex m^3 &s=1$
Cuboid: A solid bounded by six rectangular plane faces it called a cuboid. A cuboid has 6 rectangular faces, 12 edges and 8 vertices.
In the adjoining figure, is a cuboid whose
- Six faces are: .
- Out of these, the four side faces, namely are called lateral faces.
- 12 edges are:.
- Eight Vertices are: .
Cube: A cuboid whose length, breadth and height are all equal is called a cube. Each edge of a cube is called its side.
Formula for Cuboid and Cube
Consider a cuboid with .
Consider a cube with all sides equal to units.