Unit 7, Lesson 12# Volume of Right Prisms

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Use layers of cubes to understand the volume of a prism. Remind students of the connection between the area of the base and the volume of a prism. Let's look at volumes of prisms. Learning targets: students can explain why the volume of a prism can be found by multiplying the area of the base and the height of the prism.