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How to find the volume of a rectangular prism

Find the Volume of a Rectangular Prism

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First, choose your item.

First, choose your item.

Then take the Length and measure it. This dice box is at 3 and 3/4", so because I was taught by my teacher to round, I'm going to round it up to 4".

Then take the Length and measure it. This dice box is at 3 and 3/4", so because I was taught by my teacher to round, I'm going to round it up to 4".

After you take the Length, take the Depth and measure that. This is 3".

After you take the Length, take the Depth and measure that. This is 3".

Now for the last step of the measuring process, take the Width and measure it. I am going to round it up to 4".

Now for the last step of the measuring process, take the Width and measure it. I am going to round it up to 4".

4x4=16"cubed.

4x4=16"cubed.

16x3=48"cubed.

16x3=48"cubed.

Sorry, I did not mean to say cubed I meant in. 3.

  • 1.0 Object to measure
  • 1.0 Ruler or yard stick
  • A piece of paper/something to track your data
  • 1.0 A pencil
  • 1.0 A calculator
  • 1.0 Optional: iPad with notes or similar app