Geometry
Volume

# How do you calculate the volume of a rectangle?

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You can't because a rectangle is a 2 dimensional shape which does not have a volume.

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A rectangle has zero volume. It's a 2-dimensional shape

on a flat surface, and it can't hold any water.

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The volume of a rectangle is always 0, as a rectangle is a two-dimensional object.

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Simple. The volume of a rectangle is 0. A rectangle is a two dimensional shape and therefore cannot have a volume.

You would have to multiply its dimensions together l*w*h=v length*width*height=volume

The volume of a rectangle is 0. It is a 2-dimensional object and so has no volume.

the answers are practically endless. to calculate the volume of a cube/rectangle, such as an ice cube, multiple height by width by length.

A rectangle has no volume, it is a 2 dimensional object.

You multiply the length by the width by the height. Multiply side 1 by side 2 by side 3.

Not possible ! A rectangle is a two-dimentional shape. Volume is a measure of capacity.

With great difficulty because a rectangle is a 2 dimensional shape which does not have a volume.

The volume of a rectangle (or any other 2D object) is always zero. An object needs to be 3D to have volume.

The perimeter of rectangle is the sum of the four sides of a rectangle.

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