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Volume of a Prism

Published on 11/13/2014

Activity Overview

The aim of this investigation is to learn how to develop and apply the volume formula for various prisms.


ACMMG198 - Develop the formulas for volumes of rectangular and triangular prisms and prisms in general. Use formulas to solve problems involving volume.


  • Volume formulas
  • Right angle prism
  • Rectangular prism

About the Lesson

In this activity, students confirm the volume formulas for a rectangular and right angle prism.