How Do You Find the Lateral and Surface Areas of a Cylinder?

How Do You Find the Lateral and Surface Areas of a Cylinder?

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Want to know how the find the lateral and surface areas of a cylinder? Then this tutorial was made for you! You'll see how to apply each formula to the given information to find the lateral area and surface area. Check it out!

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Background Tutorials

Determine and describe how changes in the linear dimensions of a shape affect its perimeter, area, surface area, or volume, including proportional and non-proportional dimensional change

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Further Exploration

Apply the formulas for the total and lateral surface area of three-dimensional figures, including prisms, pyramids, cones, cylinders, spheres, and composite figures, to solve problems using appropriate units of measure

The lateral area of a three-dimensional solid is the area of all the lateral faces. In this tutorial, you'll see how to use the dimensions of a rectangular prism to find the lateral area. Take a look!