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10-42.

The pyramid at right has a volume of cubic feet. If the prism next to it has the same base area and height, what is its volume? Explain how you know.  

Pyramid where the base is a trapezoid.     A Prism where the base is a trapezoid.

 

Based on your work from this lesson, how are the volumes of a pyramid and a prism related?



times the volume of a pyramid with the same base and height