What is the Formula for the Surface Area of a Prism?

What is the Formula for the Surface Area of a Prism?

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To find the lateral and surface areas of a prism, itâ€™s important to know their formulas. In this tutorial, youâ€™ll learn about each of these formulas and see them used in an example. Check it out!

Keywords:

Formula

Lateral Area

Surface Area

Prism

Perimeter

P

Base

Lateral Area Plus Area of Bases

Congruent Bases

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Finding the surface area of a prism can be a little tricky, but a net can make the problem a little easier. Make your job easier and see how to use a net to find the surface area of a prism.