Volume and Surface Area of a Rectangular Prism

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In this lesson, we learn how to calculate the surface area and volume of a rectangular prism. To find the surface area, all sides of the prism are added together, while the volume is calculated by multiplying the length, width, and height of the prism. The dimensions of the prism are used to find the area of each face, which is then used to calculate the total surface area, while the area of the base is multiplied by the height to find the volume.

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Finding the volume and surface area of a rectangular prism

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Questions answered by this video:
  • How do I find the total surface area of a rectangular prism?
  • How do I find the volume of a rectangular prism?
  • What is the surface area of a rectangular prism with a 2x3 base and a height of 4?
  • What is the volume of a rectangular prism with a 2x3 base and a height of 4?
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    The teacher in this lesson shows how to find the surface area and the volume of a rectangular prism.