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    Formulas and finding surface areas.

    Can someone please explain how to find the surface area of a triangular prism?
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    Question 2

    Can someone please tell me the formula for the area of the 2 bases of a triangular prism?
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    Surface Area of a Triangular based prism

    Base shape: Triangle: base 'b', height 'h', and sides S1, S2 and S3

    Area of base: bh

    Perimeter of base: S1+ S2 + S3

    Surface area = bh + (S1+ S2 + S3)H
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    Question 3

    Can someone please tell me the formula for the area of the lateral surface of a triangular prism?
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    Quote Originally Posted by lowriding 4 life
    Can someone please explain how to find the surface area of a triangular prism?
    Giving ANY pyramind its volume is the area of its base multiplied by its height and then by 1/3
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