lateral area, net, right prism, surface area of a three-dimensional figure
TEKS 7(1)(C), 7(9)(D)
The surface area of a three-dimensional figure is the sum of the areas of its faces.
You can find the surface area by finding the area of the net of the three-dimensional figure.
TEKS 7(1)(C), 7(1)(E), 7(9)(C), 7(9)(D)
The lateral area (L.A.) of a prism is the sum of the areas of its lateral faces. Do not include the areas of the bases in your sum.
Lateral area = area of front face + area of back face + area of right face + area of left face