# Video lesson plan for: How to Find the Volume of a Rectangular Prism and Composite figures

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This video shows a step by step procedure to finding volume of a rectangular prism. We use the formula volume = length x width x height. Notice because we use 3 measurements when we work out the volume of a 3D shape we end with an answer in cubic units (units^3). We then look out how to work out the volume of composite objects - that is the volume of objects containing more than one shape. This video has a particular focus to real world use of volume and uses measurement concepts.

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