# Math Help - Lateral Surface Area of A Triangular Prism

1. ## Lateral Surface Area of A Triangular Prism

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2. Originally Posted by ZachLee
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it is the length of the prism squared, I suppose we'll call that: $x^2$, for one of the sides (rectangular faces)

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4. Originally Posted by ZachLee
You saved homework time tonite. thanx!!
I'm extremely sorry, but what I should have said is that the Area of a rectangular side is $xy$ where $x$ is the length of the prism, and $y$ is the length of one of the base edges.