Surface Area


the surface area of a solid is the total area of all of its surfaces, flat or curved.

the names, properties and surface area formulae of these common solids:

  • cube
  • cuboid
  • triangular prism
  • pyramid
key skills

given the measurements of a solid, find its surface area.

solve word problems involving surface area.


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