Sunday, June 1, 2014

Video of the Day "Surface Area of a Hexagonal Prism"

Today's video covers finding the surface area of a Hexagonal Prism.

Video Guide
00:11 Definition of a hexagonal prism
0:28 Overview of how to find the surface area
0:31 Formula for finding the area of the base of the prism
0:46 Directions for finding the lateral area
1:04 Looking at the hexagon as if it is layed out flat
1:27 Working an example problem,finding the base area first
3:18 Finding the area of the sides using perimeter times the height
3:58 Adding the base area plus the side area for the surface area