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In the case of these joining faces being rectangular, the object is said to be a right prism.
A prism with at least one rectangular face has all faces rectangular, and is called a rectangular prism; a rectangular prism with a square face has two opposite square faces, and is called a square prism. A prism that is both right and rectangular is a right rectangular prism, also called a cuboid.
Right prisms with regular bases form one of the two infinite series of vertex-uniform polyhedra, the other series being the antiprisms. The cube is a particular type of right square prism which is also edge- and face-uniform and so counts among the Platonic solids.
- Paper models of prisms and antiprisms
- The Uniform Polyhedra
- Virtual Reality Polyhedra The Encyclopedia of Polyhedra
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