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Surface Area of Prisms

Surface Area of Prisms

Author: Seth Marx

To understand how to find surface area or prisms, and to understand the formula for surface area itself.

This packet explains prisms and how to find their respective surface areas. A new terms slideshow, a derivation of the formula slideshow, and a couple of videos with examples lay out the lesson of surface areas of prisms.

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New Terms

Here are some new terms for this lesson.

Surface Area Formula Derivation

This slideshow gives a visual of how we come to the surface area of a prism formula.

Surface Area

This video explains the concept of surface area and how to find the S.A. of prisms.


Here is a walkthrough of the answer from the problem given in the first video.