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### High School Mathematics4.61 Lateral Surface Area of a Triangular Prism

 Example: Calculate the lateral surface area of a triangular prism of sides 13cm., 15cm. and 17cm. and height 25cm. Solution: Lateral surface area of the prism (A) = p * h Where p = perimeter of the base and h = height. Perimeter of the base (p)= 13 + 15 + 17 p = 45cm. h = 25cm. Therefore, A = p * h A = 45 * 25 = 1125 Sq. cm. Directions: Solve the following problems. Also write at least 5 examples of your own.
 Q 1: Calculate the lateral surface area of a triangular prism of sides 25cm., 27cm. and 29cm. and height 31cm.2511 Sq. cm.2622 Sq. cm.2533 Sq. cm.2522 Sq. cm. Q 2: Calculate the lateral surface area of a triangular prism of sides 12cm., 16cm. and 20cm. and height 35cm.1670 Sq. cm.1650 Sq. cm.1680 Sq. cm.1640 Sq. cm. Q 3: Calculate the lateral surface area of a triangular prism of sides 11cm., 14cm. and 17cm. and height 25cm.1060 Sq. cm.1040 Sq. cm.1150 Sq. cm.1050 Sq. cm. Q 4: Calculate the lateral surface area of a triangular prism of sides 15cm., 17cm. and 19cm. and height 23cm.None of these1171 Sq. cm.1173 Sq. cm.1175 Sq. cm. Q 5: Calculate the lateral surface area of a triangular prism of sides 21cm., 25cm. and 29cm. and height 27cm.2035 Sq. cm.2015 Sq. cm.2025 Sq. cm.2045 Sq. cm. Q 6: Calculate the lateral surface area of a triangular prism of sides 17cm., 19cm. and 21cm. and height 23cm.1211 Sq. cm.1411 Sq. cm.1511 Sq. cm.1311 Sq. cm. Question 7: This question is available to subscribers only! Question 8: This question is available to subscribers only!

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