Study guides

☆☆

Q: How does the volume of a prism compare to the volume of the pyramid with the same base and height?

Write your answer...

Submit

Still have questions?

Related questions

formula of the volume of a prism = (base area)(height) formula of the volume of a pyramid = (1/3)(base area)(height) therefore, to convert the volume of a prism to that of a pyramid, just divide it by 3

Vol(Pyramid) = 1/3*Vol(Prism)

If the VOLUME is 999 SQUARE inches then you have gone wrong. SQUARE inches are a measure of AREA VOLUME is measured in CUBIC units. Assuming you meant The volume of a prism is 999 CUBIC inches, then the volume of a pyramid with the same height is indeterminate (cannot be given), as there is NO INDICATION of how the height of the pyramid relates to the height of the prism. So, ASSUMING you mean the volume of a prism is 999 CUBIC inches AND the HEIGHT of the pyramid is the same as the height of the prism, then the volume of the pyramid is one third that of the prism, ie 999 cu in ÷ 3 = 333 CUBIC inches.

The volume of the pyramid and cone is one third the volume of the corresponding (ie same [size] base and height) prism and cylinder.

Volume = cross-sectional Area x Length (or height).

Volume of a triangular prism = (1/2.b.h)Hb = base of the triangleh = height of the triangleH = height of the actual prism. = multiplied byThe volume of a prism is volume equals base times height. You have to know the base and height to find the volume.

The volume of a rectangular prism would double if you double the height.

Volume of a prism = cross-section area*length Volume of a pyramid = 1/3*base area*height

(5/6)ABH

altitude

Altitude

Altitude

People also asked