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What makes this question tricky to answer is the understanding of the terms. Were the correct terms used in the question, and does the question poster and answer contributor have the same understanding of those terms? Having said that, here goes. A prism is a polyhedron with at least two congruent parallel faces. They are called the bases. The other faces (the "lateral faces") are parallelograms that are formed by lines that connect the corresponding vertices of the two bases. A quadrangular prism has a quadrangular base (such as a rectangle). If the base is some sort of regular polygon, it's called a regular prism. The lateral area of a prism is defined as the total area of the lateral faces. To calculate the lateral area, you multiply the length of an edge by the perimeter of the face that is perpendicular (at right angles to) to that edge. So, assuming the height, 4 cm in this case, is perpendicular to the perimeter, 16 cm, we calculate the lateral area to be 4 x 16 or 64 square centimeters or 64 cm2.

Q: What is the lateral area of a regular quadrangular prism that has a perimeter of 16 cm and a height of 4 cm?

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L=PH L=PH Lateral Area= (Perimeter of the base)(the height of the figure)

The lateral area [L] of a right prism with base perimeter [P] and height [h] is L=Ph.

The lateral area is the perimeter of the hexagon times the height (altitude length) of the prism. Same for any other prism.

(1/2 B)h another way is Lateral area + base area. Lateral area is 1/2 perimeter*slant height. You use this if you dont know the height but know the slant. or if you just like to do it this way

Total surface area= 1/2 times the perimeter of the base times the slant height plus the area of the base Lateral surface area= 1/2 times the perimeter times the slant height

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Lateral Area=Perimeter of the base * height perimeter=20 height=6 so, Lateral Area=20 * 6 Lateral Area=120cm

A = 2AB + AL AB = area of the base AL = lateral area = Perimeter X height

LA=1/2ps

LA = 1/2psnewtest3

LA=1/2ps

L=PH L=PH Lateral Area= (Perimeter of the base)(the height of the figure)

1/2 times the perimeter of the base times slant height

LA=1/2ps

Probably you meant to ask what is the lateral area of a hexagonal prism. In that case, it would be the perimeter of one of the bases times the height.

The lateral area [L] of a right prism with base perimeter [P] and height [h] is L=Ph.

1/2(p)(sh) ~which means~ 1/2 x perimeter x slant height slant height= pathagorean theory= c squared= a squared+b squared

it's the same as a rectangle. LA= Ph (Perimeter x's Height)