 # Volume of Prisms: Examples

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Examples, videos, worksheets, and solutions to help Grade 8 students learn how to find the volume of different types of prisms.

How to find the volume of a prism?
1. Find the area of the base.
2. Multiply the area of the base by the height.

The following diagram gives the volume of prism formula. Scroll down the page for more examples and solutions on how to use the volume of prism formula. Volume of Prisms
Math lesson demonstrating how to find the volume of rectangular and triangular Prisms.
1. Find the area of the base.
2. Multiply the area of the base by the height.

Volume of rectangular prism, triangular prism and trapezoidal prism
Volumes of Prisms
Specifically the volume of a Rectangular-Based Prism and a Cylinder in simplest pi form. Calculating the volume of oblique prisms and cylinders
Does the volume of stack of CDs or pennies change if the stack is skewed? No
Use Cavalieri's Principle to find the volume of the oblique cylinder.

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