How to find the lateral area of a rectangular prism?
A rectangular prism is a three-dimensional solid that has all its lateral faces in a rectangle shape.
Answer: The lateral surface area of a rectangular prism can be found using the formula 2 ( l + b ) h.
Let's see a detailed explanation.
A rectangular prism has rectangular bases that are congruent to each other.
Lateral surface area = perimeter × height
L.S.A = 2 ( l + b ) × h
Here, l = length, b = breadth, h = height
You can use Cuemath's Online Surface Area of a Rectangular Prism Calculator to find the surface area of a rectangular prism.
Thus, the lateral surface area can be found using the formula 2 ( l + b ) × h.