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Surface Area of a Prism


A prism is a three-dimensional shape that has two bases that are parallel, and these are of same size and shape. To find the surface area of a prism, open the prism like a carton box and flatten it out and then add the area of all the shapes used.

Learning Objectives:

After completing this module, you will be able to:
- Identify different types of prisms.
- Calculate the surface area of prisms.
- Describe the formula for the surface area of all types of prisms.

Keywords Prism , Triangular Prism , Rectangular Prism , Citrcular Prism
Controller Required Yes
Languages English - US , 中文 , عربي , Español , Tiếng Việt
Domain K-12
Topic Code MS300202
Devices Google Cardboard with controller , Google Daydream , Samsung Gear VR , Oculus Go , Pico Goblin , EduPro , WebXR