# Surface area of a parallelepiped

What is the area of a parallelepiped and its volume. I need to know the answer badly. Thank you

 galactus Posts: 2,272, Reputation: 1436 Ultra Member #2 Feb 21, 2010, 05:41 AM

A rectangular parallelopiped is a fancy name for a box.
 Unknown008 Posts: 8,147, Reputation: 3745 Uber Member #3 Feb 21, 2010, 08:46 AM

Yep, or you can call it a prism with a cross section with the shape of a parallelogram. This should be easy if you have the required dimensions.

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