The surface area of a hexagonal prism can be calculated using the formula 3*(2+30.5)*a2, where a is the length of one of the sides of one of the hexagon bases. Note that this formula only applies for regular hexagonal pr... More »

A hexagonal pyramid's surface area is given by 3ab + 3bs; where "s" is the slant height, "b" is the base length and "a" is the pyramid's apothem length. A hexagonal pyramid is sometimes referred to as a heptahedron; it h... More »

The surface area of a rectangular prism is the combined surface areas of all six of its sides. Because opposing sides are always the same size, the total surface can be determined by using the length, width and height of... More »

The formula for calculating the total surface area of a pyramid is: S = (1/2)Pl + B. The surface area of a pyramid is the total sum of the lateral area combined with the area of the base. More »

Calculate the surface area of a triangular prism using the formula (b x h) + (S1 + S2 + S3) H. You need the value of "b," or base of the triangle, "h," or height of the triangle, S1, S2, S3 or sides of the triangle, and ... More »

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The surface area of a rectangular prism is the combined surface areas of all six of its sides. Because opposing sides are always the same size, the total surface can be determined by using the length, width and height of... More »

The formula for the surface area of a triangular prism is SA = bh + (s1 + s2 + s3)H. In this formula, "b" is the triangle base, "h" is the triangle height, "s1," "s2" and "s3" are the three triangle sides, and "H" is the... More »