Boxes And Sketches – CBSE Notes for Class 5 Maths
• 3-dimensional shapes: Shapes having length, breadth and height are called three dimensional shapes, e.g. cube, cuboid, boxes, etc.
• 2-dimensional shapes: Shapes having length and breadth only are called two dimensional shapes, e.g. square, rectangle, etc.
• We represent 3d shapes on the paper in 2D. The representation is done by nets.
• There are three different views of a drawing:
(a) From the top,
(b) from the front and
(c) from the side.