# Math

posted by Josh

I know how to find the surface area of a rectangular prism but, I am not sure when given the coordinates of 4 feet by 6 feet by 8 feet which is which? For example: height, width, length? I don't know which way it goes?

1. Ms. Sue

It doesn't make any difference.

The surface area consists of a top, bottom, and four sides.

2(4 * 6) + 2(6 * 8) + 2(4 * 8) =

2. Josh

Thank You Ms. Sue - you have been a great help as always.

Josh

3. Ms. Sue

You're very welcome, Josh. :-)

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