Lateral Area of a Prism

Pronunciation: /ˈlæt.ɹəl ˈæɹ.i.ə ʌv ɑː ˈpɹɪzəm/ Explain

The lateral area of a prism is the area of the sides of the prism, excluding the base.

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The lateral area of a prism is the surface area of the sides, excluding the base.
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  • McAdams, David E.. Prism. allmathwords.org. All Math Words Encyclopedia. Life is a Story Problem LLC. 8/31/2018. http://www.allmathwords.org/en/p/prism.html.

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McAdams, David E. Lateral Area of a Prism. 8/31/2018. All Math Words Encyclopedia. Life is a Story Problem LLC. http://www.allmathwords.org/en/l/lateralareaofaprism.html.

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8/31/2018: Removed broken links, updated license, implemented new markup, implemented new Geogebra protocol. (McAdams, David E.)
8/7/2018: Initial version. (McAdams, David E.)

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