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Rearranging Equations with a Prism's Surface Area

The area S of the surface a prism can be calculated with the following formula:

S = 2B + ph,

Here, B is the base area, p represents the perimeter and h stands for the prism's vertical height.

Please rearrange the above equation so that p is isolated and can be solved for.

Solution Summary

The solution shows how to solve the equation to find p.