# ISEE Upper Level Quantitative : How to find the volume of a prism

## Example Questions

### Example Question #1 : How To Find The Volume Of A Prism

A large crate in the shape of a rectangular prism has dimensions 5 feet by 4 feet by 12 feet. Give its volume in cubic yards.      Explanation:

Divide each dimension by 3 to convert feet to yards, then multiply the three dimensions together:    ### Example Question #301 : Geometry

Which is the greater quantity?

(A) The volume of a rectangular solid ten inches by twenty inches by fifteen inches

(B) The volume of a cube with sidelength sixteen inches

It is impossible to determine which is greater from the information given

(A) and (B) are equal

(B) is greater

(A) is greater

(B) is greater

Explanation:

The volume of a rectangular solid ten inches by twenty inches by fifteen inches is cubic inches.

The volume of a cube with sidelength 13 inches is cubic inches.

This makes (B) greater

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