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Surface Area of Prisms and Cylinders

Surface Area of Prisms and Cylinders

Description:
  1.  

    Derive and apply the formula for finding the surface area of a prism and cylinder, being sure to discuss units.

  2.  

    Present how to find the lateral area of a prism and cylinder.

  3.  

    Provide examples solving for surface area of prisms and cylinders, and review how to report answers in terms of pi () for cylinders.

 

This packet should help a learner seeking to understand how to find the surface area and lateral area of prisms and cylinders.

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Tutorial

Surface Area of a Right Rectangular Prism

This video explains how to find the surface area of a right rectangular prism.

Source: Kevin Kriescher on Guaranteach

Surface Area of Other Types of Prisms

This video explains how to find the volume of prisms other than right rectangular prisms.

Surface Area of a Cylinder

This video explains how to find the surface area of a right circular cylinder.

Source: Kevin Kriescher on Guaranteach

Lateral Area of Prisms and Cylinders

This video explains how to find the lateral area of a prism or cylinder.

An Example of Finding a Prism's Surface Area

This video presents a quick example of how to find the surface area of a right rectangular prism.

Source: Kevin Kriescher on Guaranteach

An Example of Finding the Surface Area of a Cylinder

This video provides an example of how you find the surface area of a cylinder.

Source: Kevin Kriescher on Guaranteach