# How do you find the perimeter of a trapezoidal prism?

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## How do you find the perimeter of a trapezoidal prism?

Remember that perimeter is the measure of the outer edge of a shape, or otherwise, the sum of the measures of the sides of the trapezoid. Representing the perimeter by P, and the sides as a, b, c and d, our formula is P = a + b + c + d.

**What is the perimeter of trapezoidal?**

Trapezoid Perimeter Formula For a trapezoid, the formula for perimeter is P=b1+b2+l1+l2.

**What is the perimeter and area of a trapezoid?**

Area is the height times the average of the bases; perimeter is the sum of the sides. A trapezoid is a quadrilateral with one pair of parallel sides. The parallel sides are called the bases and we will refer to the lengths of the bases as b1 and b2.

### What is the surface area of trapezoid?

To find the area of a trapezoid, multiply the sum of the bases (the parallel sides) by the height (the perpendicular distance between the bases), and then divide by 2.

**How do you find the perimeter of a trapezoid with coordinates?**

Step 1: Identify the coordinates of the trapezoid. Step 2: Find the lengths of the horizontal sides of the trapezoid. Step 3: Use the Pythagorean theorem to find the diagonal sides of the trapezoid. Step 4: Sum the lengths of the sides to find the perimeter of the trapezoid.

**How do you do area of a trapezoid?**

## How do you find the perimeter of a trapezoid on a coordinate plane?

**Is a trapezoid a prism?**

A trapezoidal prism is a three dimensional solid that has two congruent trapezoids for its top and lower base. It will have four rectangles that connect the corresponding sides of the two bases. These four rectangles are called the lateral faces of the prism.

**Where is the base of a trapezoidal prism?**

The base of a prism is always the trapezoid for a trapezoidal prism. L=Lateral Surface Area = the sum of the areas of each surface around the Base.

### What is the formula for finding area of a trapezoid?

Correct answer: To find the area of a trapezoid, multiply the sum of the bases (the parallel sides) by the height (the perpendicular distance between the bases), and then divide by 2.

**How do you find the square footage of a trapezoid?**

How to find the square footage of a trapezoid:

- Measure the lengthof the parallel sides and add them together.
- Then multiply this number by the height of the area.
- Then multiply by ½ or divide by two to find the square footage of the trapezoid.

**How do you calculate the surface area of a prism?**

Observe the pattern of the prism. Write down the given dimensions of the respective prism.

## How do you calculate the surface area of a trapezoid?

Measure and write down the base a,base b,and height h of the trapezoid.

**What is the total surface area of a prism?**

The total surface area of a prism is the sum of the areas of its lateral faces and its two bases. Usually, if “right” or “oblique” is not mentioned, you can assume the prism is a right prism.

**How to find the surface area of a prism?**

The surface area of a prism is the summation of twice the area of the base and the product of perimeter of base and height. So, Surface area of Prism = 2 x area of the base + perimeter of the base x Height.