# 2.6 Solid Geometric Figures

**Rectangular Solid • Cylinder • Prism • Cone • Pyramid • Sphere • Frustum**

We now review the formulas for the *volume* *surface area* of some basic solid geometric figures. Just as area is a measure of the surface of a plane geometric figure, **volume** is a measure of the space occupied by a solid geometric figure.

One of the most common solid figures is the **rectangular solid.** This figure has six sides (**faces**), opposite sides are rectangles. All intersecting sides are perpendicular to each other. The **bases** of the rectangular solid are the top bottom faces. A **cube** is a rectangular solid with all six faces being equal squares.

A **right circular cylinder** is *generated* by rotating a rectangle about one of its sides. Each **base ...**

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