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What is a Triangular Prism? - Definition, Formula & Examples

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In a triangular prism, what is the shape that forms the lateral faces?

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1. When two faces of a triangular prism touch, they form a line segment. What is this line segment called?

2. What is the amount of space on the outside of a triangular prism called?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The worksheet and quiz will dissect what you know about triangular prisms. Topics you will need to understand include the shape that forms the lateral faces and the line segment formed when two faces of a triangular prism touch.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These study tools will guide you to:

  • Name the amount of space on the outside of a triangular prism
  • Understand other triangular prism characteristics
  • Find the volume of a given triangular prism

Skills Practiced

Use the quiz and worksheet to practice the following study skills:

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about triangular prisms in a different light
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the line segment formed when two faces of a triangular prism touch
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the outside of a triangular prism

Additional Learning

Read this lesson on triangular prisms to find out more about this subject. The lesson is entitled What is a Triangular Prism? - Definition, Formula & Examples and it will adhere to the following study points:

  • Define prism
  • Name the different parts of a triangular prism
  • Find the surface area of a triangular prism
  • Understand how to find the volume of a triangular prism
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