Square Prism/Square Cuboid Tutorial

Square Prism/Square Cuboid Tutorial

Square Prism/Square Cuboid Definition:

A Square Prism is a right prism with square bases.

Square Prism/Square Cuboid Formula :

Area of Base(A) = s² Perimeter of Base(P) = 4s Surface Area of Prism = 2s² + 4sh = 2A + Ph Volume of Prism = s²h = Ah
where
s = side, h = height.
Square Prism/Square Cuboid Image/Diagram
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Square Prism/Square Cuboid Example :
Case 1:

Find the surface area and volume of a square prism with the given side 2 and height 4.

Step 1:

Find the area of the base. Area of the base(A) = s² = 2² = 4.

Step 2:

Find the perimeter of the base. Perimeter of the base(P) = 4s = 4 * 2 = 8.

Step 3:

Find the surface area of prism. Surface Area of Prism = 2A + Ph = (2 * 4) + (8 * 4) = 8 + 32 = 40.

Step 4:

Find the volume of prism. Volume of Prism = Ah = 4 * 4 = 16. The above example will clearly illustrates how to calculate the Volume, Surface Area, Perimeter of a Square Prism/Square Cuboid manually.

Rectangular Prism
Pentagonal Prism

This tutorial will help you dynamically to find the Math area problems.

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