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# Volume

### Volume Vocabulary Words

Term | Definition |
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2-D Figure | A geometric figure that has length and width; a plane figure |

3-D Figure | A geometric figure that has length, width, and height; a solid figure |

Net | a 2-D pattern of a 3-D figure |

Volume | the amount of space inside a 3-D figure without any gaps or overlaps |

Prism | a 3-D figure with 2 parallel, congruent faces called bases, and at least 3 faces that are rectangles |

Rectangular Prism | a 3-D figure with 6 rectangular faces, 12 edges, and 8 vertices |

Cube | a 3-D figure with 6 faces that are congruent squares |

Composite Figure | a figure made up of 2 or more 3-D figures |

Unit | A quantity used as a standard form of measurement |

Unit Cube | a cube with a side length of 1 unit |

Face | a flat surface of a 3-D figure |

Edge | the line segment where 2 faces of a 3-D figure meet |

Vertex | the point where 3 or more faces of a 3-D figure meet |

Base | a face upon which a solid figure can "sit" |

Height | a measurement from the base to the top of a figure |

Decompose | to separate into components |

Congruent | the same |

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kborlin