Lateral Surface

Pronunciation: /ˈlæt ər əl ˈsɜr fɪs/ Explain

The lateral surface of a geometric solid is the lateral faces, or sides of the solid.

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Manipulative 1 - Lateral Surface Created with GeoGebra.

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  • McAdams, David E.. Polygon. allmathwords.org. All Math Words Encyclopedia. Life is a Story Problem LLC. 8/31/2018. http://www.allmathwords.org/en/p/polygon.html.

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McAdams, David E. Lateral Surface. 8/31/2018. All Math Words Encyclopedia. Life is a Story Problem LLC. http://www.allmathwords.org/en/l/lateralsurface.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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