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Area is the quantity that expresses the extent of a two-dimensional figure or
shape, or planar lamina, in the plane. Surface area is its analog on the two-
dimensional surface of a three-dimensional ...

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Surface area.

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Learn how to find the surface area of various shapes square, rectangle, and
triangle. ... In this section we'll cover the surface area of two-dimensional objects
like squares, ... The surface area is the total exposed area inside a given
boundary. ... The perimeter of this football field is the sum of all the sides 100 + 50
+ 100 +...

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The total area of the surface of a three-dimensional object. Example: the surface
area of a cube is the area of all 6 faces added together. The formula is 6 ...

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Since by definition, a cube has six congruent faces, the total surface area is 6s<sup>2</sup>.
... area is to think of it as the amount of paper it would take to cover the object ...

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Geometry, The branch of mathematics that studies figures, objects, and their ...
Area: The amount of material that would be needed to "cover" a surface
completely. .... three-dimensional space, or the total area of all surfaces that
bound a solid.

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of which the surfaces can be calculated with simple formulas. All areas are
calculated separately and the sum of these areas gives the total area of the field.

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Polyhedrons, Curved Solids and Surface Area ... The five regular solids are a
special class of polyhedrons, all of whose faces are identical with .... Finally add
the area of the base and sides together to find the total surface area of the
pyramid. ... A geometric net is a two-dimensional 'pattern' for a three dimensional
obje...

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The surface area of a figure is the sum of the area of all surfaces of a figure.
Surface Area is ... Thus the [total] surface area is 1440 in<sup>2</sup>. Understanding
surface area may be clearer if you refer back to the net associated with the object.
At left is a ...

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This lesson will define and explain what total surface area is, and provide the
formulae ... For a cube, that means adding up the surface area of all six sides. ...
To measure volume, you would again need a three-dimensional object like a
cube.