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# Do you have to multiply all the numbers to find the volume of a prism?

No, that will not give you the volume of a prism (since it's a triangular shape, not cuboid). For volume of a prism, you need to find the area of one of the end triangles, then multiply by the length of the prism.

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## Related Questions

-- Measure the length, width, and height of the prism. -- Multiply the three numbers. The result is the volume of the prism.

To find the volume of a rectangular prism, multiply the length of that prism by the width and height of that prism.

To find the volume of a rectangular prism, multiply the base, width, and height. If the prism is irregularly shaped, multiply the base and the height.

Find the area of one end of the prism, then multiply it by the length of the prism.

To find the volume of a triangular prism u have to find the length, width, and height of the prism and then u multiply all of it together

That depends on the type of prism. For finding the volume of a rectangular prism, multiply the length by the width then by the height.

you first need to find the length, width, and height. then you multiply all those numbers together, and you have your answer.

step 1 Find the length of the prism. Step 2 Find the width of the prism. Step 3 Find the height of the prism. Step 4 Multiply the 3 dimensions together. It does not matter the order in which you multiply the numbers. Step 5 Write your answer in the proper cubic unit of measurement.

Find the area of a triangular section, 1/2bh, and then multiply by the length of the prism.

Capacity generally implies volume in geometry. To calculate the volume of a triangular prism, find the area of one of its triangular bases and multiply it by the height of the shape.

To find the area of any rectangular prism, multiply each dimension.

To find the volume of a triangular prism, find the area of one of the triangles (base of the prism) first (base x height divided by 2). When you have the area of the triangle, then multiply the area of the triangle by the height of the prism, *not the height of the base.

Find the surface area of the top or bottom face and multiply that by the depth of the prism. For example, a triangular prism would have a volume of (1/2 * base * height) * (depth)

To figure out the surface area of a reactangular prism you have to multiply length x width and then multiply that by how many faces it has, to figure out volume you multiply the length x width x height of the prism and than you will find your answer!!!!!

First you find the area of the base which is a pentagon. Then you multiply it by the height. So base times height equals volume.

you multiply all numbers you see. If triangle you multiply all numbers then divide it by three

All you need is the area of the base and then multiply that by the height and you have the volume of any 3-D shape.

To find the volume of a rectangular prism, you multiply (length)(width)(height). In this case, you multiply 6 times 5 times 3, and your answer is 180.

Volume of a Rectangular Prism The volume of a rectangular prism can be found by the formula: volume=length*width*height

== remembe that v== b*h/ find the area of the the base by multiplying the bases, then multiply by the height. ==

Like all prisms you find the area of one of the triangular faces and then multiply by the height.

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