# Which are prisms among the following?

**Solution:**

A prism is a polyhedron whose base and top are congruent polygons and whose other faces, i.e., lateral faces are flat in shape. It is a solid shape that does not have curved faces.

Among the given figures, (ii) Unsharpened pencil is a prism because the top and bottom faces are congruent which is hexagonal in shape and the lateral faces are all flat faces i.e., parallelograms, and (iv) A box is a prism as the top and the bottom faces are congruent which is square in shape are prisms and the lateral faces are all flat faces i.e., square.

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## Which are prisms among the following?

Maths NCERT Solutions Class 8 Chapter 10 Exercise 10.3 Question 3

**Summary:**

Among the following, the prisms are (ii) Unsharpened pencil and (iv) A box

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