Posted by **Kevin** on Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at 4:20pm.

The base of the skateboard ramp has an area of 2.3 m square meters the height of the ramp is 1.2 m find the volume of the rectangular prism? Can you help me Dr.Jane or Ms.Sue?!?

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**Dr. Jane**, Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at 4:26pm
I will try.

The volume of a rectangular prism is length x width x height

If the base is l x w = 2.3 sq. meters

multiply that times the height of 1.2

so you should have 2.3 x 1.2 = ? cubic meters.

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**Ashley**, Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at 4:32pm
You just type in 2.3 x 1.2= ... and it equals to... 2.76.

Hope this helped you

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**Kevin**, Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at 4:43pm
Dr.Jane and Ashley,But don't I need to divide it by 1/2 since its a triangular prism?

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**Kevin**, Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at 4:47pm
Oh wait never mind I see why you don't need to do 1/2. Your trying to find the volume and thank you for your help you two are life savers!

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