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# What is the difference between a cuboid and a rectangular prism?

Updated: 8/30/2023

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a cuboid is a slightly different shape than a rectangular pirson! a rectangular prism has a triangle at to ends unlike the cuboid!

A rectangular prism does not have TWO ends that are triangles! Still working on this.....

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A prism is a 3-dimensional object, a rectangle is a 2-dimensional object.

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