Can someone please help me with this Geometry problem? I would really appreciate it.

jessetalexis

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What is the lateral area, in square inches, of the regular triangular prism shown in the picture?

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Gamedev3

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okayyy well i dunno what lateral area is so i googled this def "The sum of the areas of the lateral (vertical) faces of a cylinder, cone, frustum or the like. , so it seems u just need the total area of those 3, long vertical sides, should be easy enough: just area of vertical side(and u know the dimentions of the base) times 3
 

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It is a regular triangular prism. This means all triangle sides are equal. Therefore, it would be so easy to find the area of two triangles, and and the area of three rectangles.
 

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okayyy well i dunno what lateral area is so i googled this def "The sum of the areas of the lateral (vertical) faces of a cylinder, cone, frustum or the like. , so it seems u just need the total area of those 3, long vertical sides, should be easy enough: just area of vertical side(and u know the dimentions of the base) times 3
the three rectangles that make up the lateral surface of the given solid - What are their dimensions?
 
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