What does Lateral Surface Area mean?what is the difference between Lateral and total surface area?

Asked by  | 29th Oct, 2008, 05:54: PM

Expert Answer:

TSA = Total surface are = LSA(Lateral surface area ) + Area of Top + Area of Bottom

 

 

A box is a cuboid here .

TSA = 2(lb+bh +hl)  = 2 ( 15 +5h + 3h)

Cost of metal = 2 ( 15 +5h + 3h)  x 30 = 1620

( 15 +5h + 3h)= 1620 / 60 = 27

15+ 8h = = 27

8h = 12

h = 1.5 m

Answered by  | 29th Oct, 2008, 08:03: PM

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