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# How do you find base area of rectangular prism if you know volume and height?

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Volume of a rectangular prism = base x height. If volume and height are known, solve for base area by dividing volume by height.

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## Related Questions

### How can you find the base area of a rectangular prism if you know the volume and height?

Volume of a rectangular prism is equal to the base area x height. (V=BxH or Volume = Base Area * Height) To get the base area, simply divide the volume by the height. (B=V/H or Base Area = Volume / Height)

### What is the volume of retengular prism?

The volume of the rectangular prism is:Volume = length x width x heightORVolume = Base x height, where Baseis the area of the rectangle on the side of the prism.

### How do you find the volume of a rectangular prism given only the height?

You don't. You need the height and the area of the base to find the volume.

### What is the volume of rectangular prism if base area is 32 cm squared and height is 12 cm how do you get answer?

The volume of a rectangular prism is the length times the width times the height. The area of the base is length times width. Multiply that by the height. 384 cubic cm.

### How is the cylinder and rectangular prism alike?

Both the cylinder and rectangular prism are solid objects. Volume of both can be found by multiplying the area of the base by the height.

### What is the volume of a rectangular prism with a base area of 32 sq cm and a height of 7 cm?

volume prism = area base &times; height = 32 cm&sup2; &times; 7 cm = 224 cm&sup3;

### How do you find the base of a rectangular prism if you know the volume and height?

You can only find the area of the base with this information. The volume divided by the height will give you the area of the base.

### What is the volume of the rectangular prism with the base area of 42 m2 and a height of 8 cm?

The volume of a rectangular prism is the length on the side times the width times the height. 42m2 is given as the width times the height, the area of the base. 8cm = .08m .08m * 42m2 = 3.36m3

### How do you find the length of a rectangular prism?

You can compute this only if you know the volume and height, or volume and cross-sectional area. The volume of a rectangular prism is Length X Width X Height. The volume is therefore Length X Area (cross-section). L = V/A L = V/(WH)

### How do you find the volume of a rectangular prism if you have the area?

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.

### How do you find the base area of a rectangular prism?

If you know the Volume and the Height of the prism, then you can divide the volume by the height to get the base area. B=V/H If you know the side lengths of the base then you could simply multiply them together to get the base area.

### What is the formula for determining volume?

Volume of a right prism: Area of Base times Height. Volume of a cube: Vertex cubed. Volume of a rectangular prism: Length times Width times Depth.

### Formula for area of a rectangular prism?

The formula for the area of a rectangular prism is A= 2(wL+hL+hw). A refers to area, w is the width of the prism, h refers to height, and L is the length of the prism.

### Volume of a rectangular prism area of a trapezoid area of a rectangle?

Volume of a rectangular prism= LengthXWidthXHeight Area of a Rectangle= LengthXWidth Area of a Trapezoid= (Bottom+Top)/2)XHeight

### What is the base area of a rectangular prism with the height of 10 m and the volume of 320 m3?

The volume of any prism is: volume = area_of_base x height which can be rearranged to give: area_of_base = volume &divide; height Thus: area_of_base = 320 m3 &divide; 10 m = 32 m2

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