# How do you find the surface area of a box?

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## How do you find the surface area of a box?

(a) If l, w, and h are the length, width, and height of a box, its surface area is given by surface area = 2*(l*w + l*h + w*h).

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

**To find the surface area of a rectangle, you require its length and width:**

- Convert the length and width into the same unit. We must measure them both in the same unit. …
- Multiply this length and width to obtain the area in corresponding units.
- Double-check your answer using the surface area of a rectangle calculator.

## What is the surface area of the box in square meters?

What is the surface area of a box if the length is 4m the width is 2m and the height is 2m? Multiply the length by the width and double it. Multiply the length by the height and double it. Multiply the width by the height and double it.

## What is the formula for surface area?

**Surface Area Formulas:**

Shape | Lateral Surface Area (LSA) | Total Surface Area (TSA) |
---|---|---|

Right Prism |
Base perimeter × Height |
LSA + 2 (area of one end) |

Right Circular Cylinder | 2πrh | 2πr(r + h) |

Right Pyramid | (1/2) Perimeter of base × Slant Height | LSA + Area of Base |

Right Circular Cone | πrl | πr(l + r) |

## What is the formula for a box?

Length x Width x Height The dimensions of a cardboard box are commonly expressed in this format and the format is the one you will find on our website. So for example, with this single wall box, the size is given as 102mm (length) x 102mm (width) x 102mm (height).

## What is the surface area of the cube?

The total surface area of a cube is equal to the square of its side length times 6. Similarly, for lateral surface area, we multiply the square of side length by 4.

## How do you find surface area with length and width?

Multiply the length and width, or c and b to find their area. Multiply this measurement by two to account for both sides. Add the three separate measurements together. Because surface area is the total area of all of the faces of an object, the final step is to add all of the individually calculated areas together.

## How do you find the surface area of a box with an open top?

## What is surface area examples?

The surface area is the total area covered by all the faces of a 3D object. For example, if we need to find the quantity of paint required to paint a cube, then the surface on which the paint will be applied is its surface area. It is always measured in square units.

## How do you find surface area from volume?

It gives the proportion of surface area per unit volume of the object (e.g., sphere, cylinder, etc.). Therefore, the formula to calculate surface area to volume ratio is: SA/VOL = surface area (x2) / volume (x3) SA/VOL = x-1 , where x is the unit of measurement.

## What is the surface area of a cube 3x3x3?

As you already know, a cube has six square faces. If each of those faces is 3 inches by 3 inches, then the area of each face is 3 × 3 = 9 square inches. And since there are six of them, the total surface area is 9 + 9 + 9 + 9 + 9 + 9 = 54 square inches.