What is lateral area - Definition and Meaning

Lateral Area :

Lateral area refers to the surface area of a 3D object such as prism, cylinder, cone etc., Lateral surface area is the sum of all sides of a 3D object except its top and bottom bases.

For example: On a Cylinder, the lateral area is the sum of the curved side except its circular top and bottom base.


Example :


Lateral Area example
Linear Pair of Angles Lateral Edge

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