# Volumes of Rectangular Prisms

Skill:

Use models to find volume for prisms and cylinders as the product of the area of the base (B) and the height. Calculate the volume of prisms in number and word problems.

# Volumes of Rectangular Prisms

Discover how changing the dimensions of a rectangular prism affects the calculation of its volume in this activity.

### Putting It All Together

*Answer these open ended questions on your own or with others to form deeper math connections. *

### Open-ended question 1

How can you find the area of the base of a rectangular prism?

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### Open-ended question 2

How does the area of the base of a prism relate to the volume of a prism?

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### Open-ended question 3

If you know the area of the base and the height of a prism, how can you find the volume?

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