## What is the formula for lateral area?

The lateral area of a right prism can be calculated by multiplying the perimeter of the base by the height of the prism.

This is summarized by the formula: LA 5 hP.

## How do you find the lateral area and surface area?

Lateral area and surface area of prisms –

## What does lateral area mean?

lateral-area. Noun. (plural lateral areas) (geometry) The sum of the areas of the lateral (vertical) faces of a cylinder, cone, frustum, or the like.

## How do you find the lateral height?

The slant height can be calculated using the formula a^2 + b^2 = c^2. In the formula, a is the altitude, b is the distance from the center of the base to the point where the slant height segment starts, and c stands for the slant height.