# Surface Area of Prism

#### Description

Overview

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.

- Explain the surface area of a prism.

- Describe the formula for surface area of all the types of prisms.

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.

- Explain the surface area of a prism.

- Describe the formula for surface area of all the types of prisms.

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Controller Required | Yes |

Languages | English - US English - International 中文 عربى |

Domain | STEM |

Topic Code | MS300202 |

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#Level | 4 |

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