# The side of the base of a regular triangular prism is 2 cm, the side edge is 5 cm.

The side of the base of a regular triangular prism is 2 cm, the side edge is 5 cm. find the volume of the prism and the area of the lateral surface.

1) At the base of a regular triangular prism lies an equilateral triangle with side a = 2 cm ..

V = Sb. * h; h is the height of the prism, it is equal to the length of the rib 5 cm.

Sosn. – the area of an equilateral triangle is calculated by the formula S = (√3) / 4 * a ^ 2;

Sosn. = (√3) / 4 * 2 ^ 2 = (√3) / 4 * 4 = √3 (cm ^ 2)

V = √3 * 5 = 5√3 (cm ^ 3)

2) The area of the lateral surface of a regular prism is equal to three areas of the lateral edge.

Sb.p. = 3Sgr .; Sgr. = ah;

Sgr. = 2 * 5 = 10 (cm ^ 2)

Sb.p. = 3 * 10 = 30 (cm ^ 2).

Answer. 5√3 cm ^ 3; 30 cm ^ 2. One of the components of a person's success in our time is receiving modern high-quality education, mastering the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary for life in society. A person today needs to study almost all his life, mastering everything new and new, acquiring the necessary professional qualities.