Volume and Surface Area Trapezoidal Prism

Thursday, June 23, 2016
In this video you will learn how to find the volume and surface area of a trapezoidal prism.

Properties of a trapezoidal prism

A trapezoidal prism is a three-dimensional figure.
 It is made up of two trapezoids on opposite faces connected by 4 rectangles.
It has eight vertices, six faces, and 12 edges.

The formula for volume = 1/2height(base 1 + base 2) x height of trapezoid
Surface Area = Lateral Area + 2 Base area

Video Guide

0:08 Formula for volume of a trapezoid.
0:47 Example problem number 1. Find the volume of a trapezpoidal prism.
2:31 Example problem 2. Find the surface area of a trapezoidal prism.

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