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Q: Do you add or multiply when you find the area of a figure?

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False. You must find the area of each of the faces, then add those together.

Multiply

you would find the area of each side and then add them together

to find the perimeter you must add all sides. and to find area you have to multiply lenght and width

Break it down into smaller shapes, find the area of those bits, then add them all together.

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No, you must add, not multiply.

You have to multiply to find area you have to add to find perimiter

you are suppose to MULTIPLY on area.

Find the circumference of the circles (the ends) and multiply it by the height of the cylinder. Then add that to the area of the ends.

False. You must find the area of each of the faces, then add those together.

NO. This is the way to get the volume of a prism, not the surface area of any three-dimensional figure. To find the surface area of a three-dimensional figure, you must find the area of each of its faces and then add the side-areas together.

To find the perimeter you add and to find the area we multiply.

False.To find the surface area of a three-dimensional figure, find the area of the faces and add them together.

No because you multiply the dimensions

You should break it down in to smaller shapes. Two rectangles. Then figure out all the lengths. Multiply to find the area of the two rectangles. then add the products to get the final area.

Multiply

you would find the area of each side and then add them together

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