The volume of a rectangular prism is computed by multiplying the area of the base, 𝐵, (length times width) by the height of the prism (𝑉 = 𝑙𝑤ℎ = 𝐵ℎ).
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The perimeter of a rectangle can be determined by computing the sum of twice the length and twice the width (P = 2𝑙 + 2𝑤, or P = 2(𝑙 + 𝑤)), and its area can be determined by computing the product of the length and the width (𝐴 = 𝑙𝑤).
The area of a parallelogram is computed by multiplying the measure of its base by the measure of its height (𝐴 = 𝑏ℎ).
Solve problems that require finding the volume of a rectangular prism given a diagram of the prism with the necessary dimensions labeled.
The area of a composite figure can be found by subdividing the figure into triangles, rectangles, squares, trapezoids, parallelograms, circles, and semicircles, calculating their areas, and combining the areas together by addition and/or subtraction based upon the given composite figure.
Apply formulas to solve practical problems involving area and perimeter of triangles and rectangles.