This calculator is extremely easy to use. Input the 3 dimensions (length, width
and height), click on "CALCULATE" and you'll have your answers.
Rectangular Prism (Solid)
Area and Volume Calculator
Scroll down for instructions and definitions
If you need a Triangular Prism Calculator, click here.
Rectangular Prisms (or Solids)
The above figure is called a rectangular prism.
This is a geometric solid having 6 faces all of which are rectangles
and each pair of opposite faces are congruent.
Volume = length × width × height
Area of Face 'A' = height × width
Area of Face 'B' = height × length
Area of Face 'C' = width × length
Rectangular prisms you might encounter in everyday life are cereal boxes, shoe boxes and
The default setting is for 5 significant figures but you can change that
by inputting another number in the box above.Return To Geometry Index
Answers are displayed in scientific notation and for easier readability, numbers between
.001 and 1,000 will be displayed in standard format (with the same number of
The answers should display properly but there are a few browsers that will show
no output whatsoever. If so, enter a zero
in the box above. This eliminates all formatting but it is better than seeing no
output at all.
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