math
posted by Donna .
A right rectangle and a right triangle prism have the same height. If the lenght of the side of the rectangle base is twice the width, explain how to determine the area of the triangular base in terms of the rectangle base length.

What is a "right rectangle" ????
Check your typing, your question makes no sense to me. 
A right rectangular and right triangular prism. This is what the question said.

ahhh, now you changed the wording.
Let the width of rectangle be x
then its length is 2x
Volume of rectangular prism = (2x^2)(h)
Volume of triangular prism = Area of base(h)
area of base = Volume of triangular prism/h
= Volume of triangular prism/(Volume of rectangular prism/2x^2)
= 2x^2(Volume of triangular prism)/(Volume of rectangular prism
Do the two prisms have the same volume ?
Check your question again. 
What is the height if the length is 6ft and the width is 4 ft of rectangular prisms

A prism has a volume of 8 ft3. What is the volume of the prism in cubic inches?
Respond to this Question
Similar Questions

math
a rectangle and a triangle have equal areas. the lenght of the rectangle is 12 inches ,and its width is 8 inches. if the base of the triangle is 32inches,what is the lenght,in inches of the altitude drawn to the base? 
geometry
the base of a right triangular prism has a width of 8 inches and a height of 6 inches. the length of the third side of the triangle is 10 inches and the length of the prism is 12 inches. What is the surface area of this prism? 
math
a right rectangle and a right triangle prism have the same height. If the lenght of the side of the rectangle base is twice the width, explain how to determine the area of the triangular base in terms of the rectangle base length. 
Geometry
We have a triangular prism that has the following characteristics. It has a volume of 360 cubic inches. The base of the triangle is twice the height of the triangle. The difference between the height of the prism and the height of … 
calculus
A rectangle is to be inscribed in a right triangle having sides of length 36 in, 48 in, and 60 in. Find the dimensions of the rectangle with greatest area assuming the rectangle is positioned as in the accompanying figure. right triangle: … 
algebra
sooo confusing... 6. (ΒΌ + 7/8)(9/13) A81/13 B17/104 C81/104 D17/29 E17/13 F17/25 7. [6(2+1) 6(1+1)] / [6(42)  22 ] A3/2 B3/4 C3/5 D3 E1/3 F2/3 8. 3(y β 5)  (2y + 1) Ay +14 B5y  4 C5y + 14 D13y E5y 6 Fy β 4 For problems … 
calculus
the base of a triangle is 2 cm shorter than the width of a rectangle. The rectangle's length is 4 times its width and the triangle's height is the same as the rectangle's length. find the area of both figures if the difference of the … 
algebra
a1. Simplify 5 + (71)2/6 A11 B41/6 C51/6 D7 E17/6 F23 b2. Simplify (26/2 + 33)/(23) A11/3 B5 C20/3 D8 E6 F131/8 f3. Simplify [7+2(5  9)2]/[(4+1)2  3(22)] A23/2 B18/7 C13 D9/4 E8/41 F3 e4. Simplify 36 β 2x[4(32)] A36  28x … 
algebra 1
Evan is making a table that will be created in the shape of the figure below. The table top is a triangle attached to a rectangle. To purchase the right amount of paint, he needs to know the area of the table top. He can only spend … 
math
The base of a triangular prism is a right triangle whose legs are 7cm and 24 cm. The height of the prism is 30cm. What is lateral area of prism?