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9-141.

The volume of the prism is equal to the area of the base times the height.

Erik is trying to find the volume of a similar prism. The base has an area of 50 square feet and a height of 10 feet.
He finds that the volume is 500 cubic feet, since (50 sq ft)(10 ft) = 500 cubic ft.