# Math

Find the surface area of the prism, The right side length is 5m the bottom side lenght is 6m and the actual bottom is 13m.

Answers are,
A 48 to the second power.
B 346 to the second power.
C 780 to the second power.
D 195 to the second power. **

Please explain how to do this and check my answer.
Thanks!

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1. Assuming this is a rectangular prism, the area is
2(5*6 + 5*13 + 6*13) = 346 m^2

How did you arrive at your answer? Maybe I am confused about the difference between "bottom" and "actual bottom."

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posted by oobleck
2. Thanks oobleck for the help.
I arrived at my answer by 2*(16*5^6 and the added 12) thats what my teacher told me to do.

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3. no. way. You may think so, but that is not even area.

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posted by oobleck

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