Calculating Volume of Rectangular Prisms
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by Jennifer Miller
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How many cubes are in the BASE of the prism?
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How many layers are in the prism?
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If there are 8 cubes in one layer, and there are four layers, how many cubes in the entire prism?
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Volume is
A the flat side of a rectangular prism
B the amount of cubic units that can fit into a container
C the number of square units that fit on the base of a figure
D how many lengths go into a prism
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To find the volume of a prism, we use the formula V = Bh.
Why is this the same as multiplying L x W x H in a recangular prism?

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BONUS:
Find the total volume of the complex figure. What strategies did you use to help you?
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