# Lateral Surface Area: Definition & Formula

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### What is the surface area and the lateral surface area of a cube with side length 7cm?

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### 2. Imagine you have a soup can that you want to create a label for. The label will wrap around the entire can. You need to know the area of this label, and you notice that this label will be the same area as the lateral surface area of the can. As shown in the image, the height of the can is 100cm and the radius of the can is 30 cm. Find the area you want your label to be. Round to two decimal places.

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Review the lateral surface area of different shapes with this quiz. This quiz also includes problems related to lateral surface area that you will need to solve.

## Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will need to be able answer questions about the lateral surface area of these shapes:

• Cubes
• Cylinders
• Spheres
• Rectangles

## Skills Practiced

Ancillary benefits of this quiz include practice with these abilities:

• Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on lateral surface area
• Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve lateral surface area practice problems