A triangular prism is a type of prism which is made up of three rectangular sides and two triangular bases. They are identical and lateral faces. It is a three-dimensional figure. The volume of a triangular prism is the total space occupied by it from all three dimensions. The volume of a triangular prism can be calculated by multiplying the length of the prism and area of the base triangle.

Grade 7

Surface Area And Volume

7.G.B.6

Teaching Volume of Triangular Prism Easily

Firstly, determine the base area of the triangular prism using a suitable formula.

Then, determine the length or height of the prism.

Lastly, multiply the length of the prism with the base area to get an appropriate result.

Here is an example to solve a problem on volume of a triangular prism. Let’s look at the given example mentioned below to understand more about the volume of triangular prisms.

Volume of a Triangular Prism = Base Area * Length of the Prism

Where, base area = b

Length of the prism = l

Q. Determine the volume of a triangular prism whose base is 5 inches and length is 3 inches.

Step 1: Determine...

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