# How to Find Surface Area of a Cube and a Rectangular Prism

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### What dimensions do you need to calculate the surface area of boxes?

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### 2. What is the surface area of a box with a height of 8 inches, a length of 12 inches, and a width of 6 inches?

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There are several real-life applications that require understanding how to find the surface area of cubes and rectangular prisms, and this quiz tests you on your recollection of how to do just that. Most of the quiz questions feature practice problems for you to solve.

## Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This surface area quiz tests your knowledge in the following ways:

• Remember the dimensions needed to calculate surface area of boxes
• Solve for the surface area of a given cube
• Calculate a given box's surface area
• Determine what is and is not a rectangular prism

## Skills Practiced

• Reading comprehension - draw the most relevant information from the lesson on finding the surface area of a cube and rectangular prism
• Critical thinking - use this information to consider whether something is a rectangular prism or not
• Problem solving - calculate surface area for given cubes and rectangular prisms
• Information recall - remember the knowledge you've acquired about surface area