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Assuming you mean a rectangular prism, you get the smallest surface area if the prism is a cube. You can calculate the required length of side to get that volume; then, based on that, the corresponding surface area.

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The smallest surface area is approx 189.32 square cm.

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Q: What is the smallest possible surface area of a right prism with a volume of 200 cm3?
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