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Surface Area of Prisms

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To: Teacher2Teacher Service
Date: Dec 02, 2007 at 23:40:01
Subject: Surface Area of Prisms

Our students are required to go beyond the 2lw + 2lh + 2wh to find the surface area of a rectangular prism. Does anyone have an activity to explain the formula (S = Ph + 2B) for the surface area of a prism?

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