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# What is the difference of the surface area of a cylinder and a rectangular prism?

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Q: What is the difference of the surface area of a cylinder and a rectangular prism?
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### What is the difference between a cylinder and a rectangular prism?

A cylinder has a circular cross section, a rectangular prism has a rectangular cross section.

### How is a cylinder different from a rectangular prism?

A cylinder is different because it is has no edges and a rectangular prism does. A cylinder has two faces and a rectangular prism has 6. A cylinder doesn't have any verticies and a rectangular prism has 8.

### How is a rectangular prism and a cylinder different?

A rectangular prism has a rectangular cross section whereas a cylinder has a circular cross section

### How many more vertices does a rectangular prism have than a cylinder?

5. A rectangular prism has 5 and a cylinder has none.

### How is a circle and a rectangular alike with a cylinder and a rectangular prism?

A cylinder contains 2 faces that are circles and a rectangular prism contains 6 faces that a a rectangle.

### Why is a rectangular prism net similar to a cylinder net?

Because a rectangular prism has straight edges whereas a a cylinder has curved edges.

### What shape has a cylinder and a cone?

A rectangular prism.

### Surface area of rectangular prism?

surface area of a rectangular prism is the formula: 2lw+2wh+2lh

### How is the cylinder and rectangular prism alike?

Both the cylinder and rectangular prism are solid objects. Volume of both can be found by multiplying the area of the base by the height.

### What are the similarutues and differences in the methods for finding the volume of a cylinder a rectangular and a non rectangular prism?

Volume of a prism and a cylinder= cross-section area*height or length

### A rectangular prism has how many flat surface?

A rectangular prism is essentially an elongated cube. Just like a cube, a rectangular prism has six sides.

### What is the difference in the number of faces in a triangular prism and a rectangular prism?

The differnence is that a triangular prism has 5 faces and and rectangular prism had 4 faces.