# Cuboid facts for kids

For the bone in the foot, see cuboid bone.

A **cuboid** is a 3D shape. Cuboids have six faces, which form a convex polyhedron. Simply speaking, cuboids are made from 6 rectangles, which are placed at right angles. A cuboid that uses square faces is a cube, if the faces are rectangles, other than cubes, it looks like a shoe box. Properties of a Cuboid are:

- It has 12 edges
- It has 8 corners or vertices
- It has 6 faces.

The basic difference between a rectangle and a cuboid is that one is a 2D shape and the other is a 3D shape.

the basic difference between a cube and cuboid is that a cube has equal length,height and breadth whereas in cuboid these three may not be the same..a cuboid is a 3D Figure which is made up of rectangular faces...

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