Loading please wait

The smart way to improve grades

Comprehensive & curriculum aligned

Try an activity or get started for free

Surface Area of Cuboids

In this worksheet, students calculate the surface area of cuboids given their dimensions.

'Surface Area of Cuboids' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Maths and Numerical Reasoning

Curriculum subtopic:   3D Shapes

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

In this worksheet, you must find the surface area of cuboids from their dimensions.

 

Example

To find the surface area of a cuboid, find the areas of the six rectangular faces and add these areas together.

The six faces of a cuboid will always have three pairs of congruent (identical) rectangular faces.

Area of top and bottom faces = 2 x (4 x 3) = 24 cm2


Area of front and back faces = 2 x (5 x 4) = 40 cm2


Area of left and right faces = 2 x (5 x 3) = 30 cm2


Total surface area = 24 + 40 + 30 = 94 cm2

---- OR ----

Get started for free so you can track and measure your child's progress on this activity.

What is EdPlace?

We're your National Curriculum aligned online education content provider helping each child succeed in English, maths and science from year 1 to GCSE. With an EdPlace account you’ll be able to track and measure progress, helping each child achieve their best. We build confidence and attainment by personalising each child’s learning at a level that suits them.

Get started
laptop

Try an activity or get started for free

  • educational
  • bettfutures
  • cxa
  • pta
  • era2016
  • BDA award
  • Explore LearningTuition Partner
  • tacm