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# What is the formula for finding the volume of a rectangular prism prism?

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Volume = (length) times (width) x (height)

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## Related Questions The volume of a rectangular prism can be found by the formula: volume=length*width*height For finding the volume of a cube, or a rectangular prism, you multiply all of the dimensions (height*length*width=volume). Volume of a Rectangular Prism The volume of a rectangular prism can be found by the formula: volume=length*width*height   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. I am not sure that a rectangular prism is in any position to care!    The volume of a rectangular prism is given by the formula volume of rectangular prism = length x width x height If the length is l, the width is w and the height is h the volume is given by volume = lwh  The volume of a rectangular prism is found by multiplying the base by the rectangle by the width of the prism, leading to the formula: lwh = Awhere l is the length of the prismw is the width of the prism andh is the height of the prism. There must be a typo in this question, "Why does the formula for finding the surface area of arectangular prism is helpful?" What does that even mean?  To find the volume of a rectangular prism, multiply the length of that prism by the width and height of that prism. Rectangular prism = 6 rectangular faces. Volume = length x width x height (rectangular prism)   A prism in mathematics is a figure that has the same cross-sectional shape no matter where it is cut. That doesn't really explain it well but a pipe is a cylinder with a circular base so it is a prism. A Toblerone, the triangular chocolate, is a triangular prism (almost). A box, a crate, a rectangular sky scraper is a rectangular prism.They all have a volume = area of base x height.rectangular prismlength x width x height Rectangular prism: side1 * side2 * side3Cylinder: pi * radius2 * height The formula will depend on what it is that you are trying to find: the volume or the surface area. It is the difference if the heights, above some arbitrary level, of the top and bottom of the prism. Volume of a rectangular prism is length x height x width.

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