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Geometry

Three-dimensional Shapes

Three-dimensional shapes are not flat shapes. These shapes occupy space. It means that we can touch and feel them. These shapes have three dimensions including length, depth/height, and width. Three- dimensional shapes are called solid shapes also.

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Although these three-dimensional shapes are different, still these shapes have some common properties.

  • Faces: A face is a flat or curved surface of a solid shape.
  • Edges: An edge is where two faces meet.
  • Corners: A corner is where two or more edges meet.

Here we will discuss the following solid shapes.

  • Cube
  • Cuboid
  • Cone
  • Cylinder
  • Sphere

Cube

A cube is a three-dimensional shape that has square-shaped faces. All the edges of a cube have the same length.

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Following are some examples of cubes that can be seen in our surroundings.

Dice, rubric cubes, sugar cube,...etc are examples of the cube.

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Cuboid

A cuboid is a three-dimensional shape that has rectangular faces. Opposite edges of a cuboid have the same length.

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Following are some examples of cuboids that can be seen in our surroundings.

Bricks, lunch boxes, cartoon boxes,...etc are examples of cuboids.

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Sphere

A sphere is a three-dimensional shape that has no corners and no edges. A sphere has only one curved face.

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Following are some examples of spheres that can be seen in our surroundings.

Globe, an orange, a football,...etc are examples of spheres.

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Cone

A cone is a three-dimensional shape that has one corner and one circular edge. A cone has one circular flat face and one curved face.

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Following are some examples of cones that can be seen in our surroundings.

Traffic cone, ice cream cone, carrot, ...etc are examples of cones.

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Cylinder

A cylinder is a three-dimensional shape that has no corner and two circular edges. A cylinder has two circular flat faces and one curved face.

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Following are some examples of cylinders that can be seen in our surroundings.

Battery, drum, gas cylinder, ...etc are examples of cylinders.

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Sliding and Rolling

Sliding and rolling are two properties that can be found in solid shapes.

  • Sliding: When an object moves on a surface without rolling, then we call it sliding.
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  • Rolling: When an object moves over a surface by turning over and over again, then we call it rolling.
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    The solid shapes that have flat faces can slide and the solid shapes that have curved faces can roll.

    • Cube, cuboids have flat faces. So, they can slide.
    • Cone, cylinder, and sphere have curved faces. So, they can roll.
    • But the cone and cylinder both have circular flat faces also. So, they can slide also.
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