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The area of the base in the prism below is square inches.

  1. Find the volume of the prism.

    Volume of a prism (area of base)(height)
    Find the volume if the area of the base is square inches and the height is inches.

    Volume = ( in)( in) in

  2. Find the volume of a pyramid with the same base and height.

    The volume of a pyramid is  the volume of a prism with the same base and height.

  3. If another prism has the same volume as this prism, but its base area is square inches, what is its height?

    Using the formula for volume of a prism,
    (area of base)(height) create an expression to solve for the height.

    Height in