How to Find the Surface Area of a Cube


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What is the surface area of a cube whose width is 3 inches?

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1. What fact makes a cube unique and makes its surface area easy to determine?

2. If the area of a cube's top is 9 sq. ft., what is the area of the cube's front?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet can help assess your knowledge of cubes and how to find their surface area using a special formula.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet combo can help you assess your knowledge of:

  • Finding the surface area of a cube
  • Identifying characteristics of cubes
  • Determining the height of a cube when given its surface area

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet can help you practice the following skills:

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge of a cube's characteristics to understand how to solve for surface area
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related surface area of a cube lesson
  • Problem solving - use acquired skills to solve surface area practice problems

Additional Learning

To learn more about the surface area of cubes, review the accompanying lesson called How to Find the Surface Area of a Cube. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify properties that make cubes unique
  • Find the surface area of cubes
  • Define congruent
  • Understand the difference between area and surface area