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Surface Area of Basic Figures Lesson

Finding the surface area of basic figures like cylinders, prisms, pyramids and cones should be no problem if:  you know the right formula and can evaluate the formula correctly.  Big mistakes students make even if they are using the right formula is making order of operation mistakes.  Also make sure you always add the proper […]

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Area of Basic Figures Lesson

Finding the area of basic figures to include triangles and rectangles are a must know for algebra students. Remember that you will be using formulas so watch out for errors with the order of operations, positive and negative numbers and powers. Some key concepts to remember about area and volume: * area is measured in […]

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