Solid Figures
A figure made up of a number of plane or curved faces is a
solid figure. Bricks, matchboxes, talcum powder containers and rooms are all
examples of solid figures. A solid figure has three dimensions while a plane
figure has only two dimensions.
Volume of a Solid Figure
The space enclosed by a solid figure is called its volume.
The volume of a solid figure is measured in cubic units such as cubic
centimetres (cm^{3}) and cubic metres (m^{3}).
Total surface Area of Solid Figure
The sum of areas of the plane or curved faces of a solid is
called its total surface area. It is measured in square units such as square
centimetres (or cm^{2}) and square metres (or m^{2}).
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