# 5th Grade Task: Find the Volume

**Prerequisite Understanding: **

- The volume of a 3D solid is the amount of space the object occupies
- Volume is measured unit cubes.
- To calculate the volume of a prism find the area of the base and multiply it by the distance between the bases or the height of the figure. V=Bh (B= area of the base)
- A rectangular prism has a rectangular base so the area of the base (B) is length times width. V=lwh is the same a V=Bh

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