Q: How do you find the surface area of an equilateral triangular prism?

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To calculate the surface area of the equilateral triangular-based prism, you need to calculate the area of the equilateral triangle and all the other sides of the prism. The total area of all the phases will give the total surface are of an equilateral triangular based prism.

the defnition of find the surface area of triangular prism and cylinder

To find the surface area, the surface area of each rectangular side and the surface areas of the two triangular ends must be calculated. Given an equilateral triangular prism of height X and sides Y, each side has a surface area of X * Y. The end triangles are solved by using the Pythagorean theorem (a^2 + b^2 = c^2). In this case, a and c are known as Y and Y/2, so b= square root (Y^2 - (Y/2)^2). The area of a triangle is 1/2(base * height), where the base is Y and the height is b. The total surface area is then 3 * (X * Y) + 2 * ( 1/2 * (Y * (Y^2 - (Y/2)^2))).

bh+(S1+S2+S3)h

Triangular Prism: (Breadth x Height) + (3 x Length x Breadth) By Austin from a Christian school in Belrose, NSW

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To calculate the surface area of the equilateral triangular-based prism, you need to calculate the area of the equilateral triangle and all the other sides of the prism. The total area of all the phases will give the total surface are of an equilateral triangular based prism.

you calculate the area of one side, then multiply it by three.

the defnition of find the surface area of triangular prism and cylinder

No. Relative to its volume, the greater the number of sides, the smaller the volume. In the limit, a cylinder (circular prism, with an infinite number of "sides") will have the least surface area.

47.88 cm2

Assume that a = apothem length of the triangular prism, b = base length of the triangular prism, and h = height of the triangular prism. The formulas to find the surface area is SA = ab + 3bh.

Surface area is squared; volume is cubed.

False, the prism can be of any length.

2*area of triangular base + perimeter of triangle*length of prism.

Yes it is possible.

A surface area would be vital for determining volume

It depends on the size of the triangular prism, but depending on the side of the prism you use the triangle area formula to find it or the rectangle area formula to find it.