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johndenison
 2 years ago
what are some formulas for the surface area for a triangle prism
johndenison
 2 years ago
what are some formulas for the surface area for a triangle prism

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asherbasher
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1The prism is made up of two triangular and three rectangular sides, find the area of each side and add them up Surface = 2b + Ph (b is the area of the base P is the perimeter of the base) OR Surface Area= 1/2(B x h)(2) + (s1+s2+s3)h OR Surface Area= (B x h) + (s1+s2+s3)h B= Base. H= Height. s1, s2, s3= Basically the perimeter of the base. Remember: the base of a triangular prism is not always on the bottom. Hope this helps? :)

asherbasher
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1No problem :)dw:1339637908420:dw
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