



 
Christina, The volume of a rectangular prism is length × width × height. If the length, width and height are given in inches then the volume is in cubic inches. By using the word height I see the prism sitting on its base which has dimensions length and width. If this is the base then the area of the base is length × width. If length and width are given in inches then the area of the base is in square inches. Penny  


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