What is a Space Figure? Definition and Examples

A space figure is a three-dimensional geometric shape that occupies space and volume. For example, a cube is a space figure because it has three dimensions (length, height, and width) as shown below.

Cube as a space figure

A space figure is also called solid, solid figure, solid shape, three-dimensional figure, or three-dimensional shape.

Other Examples of Space Figures

Space figure

Cylinders, spheres, and cones are also space figures

Real-Life Examples of Space Figures

There are many real-life examples of space figures. Just to mention a few, pipes, balls, and ice cream cones are all examples of space figure. A pipe is a cylinder, a ball is a sphere, and ice cream cones are of course shaped like cones.

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