Volume = base area * height

Surface = 2*base area + lateral area

Lateral area = base area perimeter * height

## Prisms

## What is a prism?

A prism is a solid having a polygon on the top and on the bottom. Often the term prism is used just for prisms with triangles as top and bottom.## How to calculate on a prism?

Those formulas hold: The volume equals base area * height. The lateral area equals (base area perimeter) * height. The surface equals 2 * base area + lateral area.If you want to see some examples, just enter your values above.

For further information just move the mose over one of the words below. The corresponding piece on the prism will be marked.

base area

base area perimeter

height

lateral area

surface

volume

## Prism calculation

**Mathepower helps with all math exercises. Here you can calculate a prism. Just enter base area, lateral area, volume or height.**