# Is a square prism same as a cube? - Mathematics

Is a square prism same as a cube?

#### Solution

$\text { Yes, a square prism and a cube are the same. }$

$\text { Both of them have 6 faces, 8 vertices and 12 edges }.$

$\text { The only difference is that a cube has 6 equal faces, while a square prism has a shape like a cuboid with two square }$

$\text { faces, one at the top and the other at the bottom and with, possibly, 4 rectangular faces in between. }$

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RD Sharma Class 8 Maths
Chapter 19 Visualising Shapes
Exercise 19.1 | Q 4 | Page 9