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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.

Objectives

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

Vocabulary

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.