Forum Thread: How to Find the Surface Area of a Prism.

Think of surface area of a prism as the amount of paper needed to wrap a box for Christmas.

Step by step directions for finding the surface area of a prism
First look at the length and the width of the top
Multiply this by two because you have a top and a bottom.
You will do the same for the sides and then the ends.
Add all these together to get the surface area.

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Surface Area of a Prism

Surface Area of a Prism Surface Area of prism explained,with the formula, a calculator, and a video The surface area of a prism is the total area of the surface of the prism.

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