Surface Area of Prisms

by Casey Mitchell

| 27 QuestionsNote from the author:

Practice with Surface Areas of Prisms

1

1

What units do we use for Surface Area?

2

1

How do you find the Perimeter of a shape?

3

1

In the equation for Surface Area, what does the B represent?

Base

Area of the Base

Perimeter

Height

4

1

Define Surface Area

5

1

What is the difference between Surface Area and Volume?

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11

6

1

What is the Classification for this figure?

Rectangular Prism

Cube

Triangular Prism

Compound Prism

7

1

What does this part of the Prism represent?

The base

The length

The volume

The height

8

1

What does the 15 cm represent for this prism?

The length

The base

The height

The surface area

9

1

Which Formula do we use to calculate B, the area of the base of the prism?

10

1

Find the Perimeter of the Base

11

1

Find the SA of the figure using

(Hint: you need units squared, use ^2)

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12

1

How would you classify this shape?

Triangular Prism

Compound Prism

Pentagonal Prism

Hexagonal Prism

13

1

The measure of this side is 7 ft - 4 ft = 3 ft.

True

False

14

1

What do you immediately notice about this value?

15

1

What is the converted value ?

3 ft

1 yd

1/3 ft

12 in

16

1

What do we call this shape?

The perimeter of the prism

The length of the prism

The height of the prism

The base of the prism

17

1

The measure of this side is 8 ft - 3 ft = 5 ft

True

False

18

1

To find the area of the base, B,

Split the base into 2 shapes, a square and a rectangle.

Calculate the area of the square using

Calculate the area of the rectangle using

Subtract the Area of the Rectangle from the Area of the square to get the total area of the base,

Add the Area of the Square to the Area of the Rectangle to get the total area of the base,

19

1

The measure of 10 ft represents

The height of the prism

The length of the Prism

The Perimeter of the Prism

The apothem

20

1

Find the perimeter, P, of the base

21

1

Find the Surface Area of the Prism using

(Hint: you need units squared, use ^2)

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22

1

Classify this figure

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What is the converted value?

24

1

What is the Perimeter?

25

1

What is the Height?

26

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What is the Area of the Base? Round to 2 decimal places. (Hint: you need units squared, use ^2)

27

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What is the Surface Area of the Figure? Round to 2 decimal places. (Hint: you will need units squared, use ^2)

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