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Surface Area and Volume
1. Use a piece of graph paper to draw the outline of an unfolded rectangular prism. Fill in the chart with information about your prism on the line labeled original. You may find it helpful to cut out and fold up the box. 2. Draw another prism, except this time double the original length, width and height. Fill in the chart on the line labeled double. 3. Draw another prism, this time triple the original length, width and height. Fill in the chart on the line labeled triple. 4. If you drew another prism with length, width and height as n times the original what would happen? Fill in that information on the line labeled general. Prism Original Double Triple Length Width Height Surface AreaVolume

General

Surface Area= Sum of the areas of the sides Volume= Length x Width x Height

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