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# How is a rectangular prism different than rectangle?

Updated: 4/28/2022

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A rectangular prism has 3 dimensions. Whereas the rectangle has only 2 dimensions.

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I hope this answer is helpful because i am only 11, but this is useful.A rectangular prism is different in many ways:A cube has all of its sides the same size and shape. However, a rectangular prism has two sides different than the others.A cube is a square, on the contrary a rectangular prism is more as a rectangular figure.Different sizes and angle measurements.

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