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 May 18th, 2013, 04:04 AM #1 Member   Joined: Jun 2012 Posts: 30 Thanks: 0 help on Geometry, prism Area of a four-sided prism is = 8 m2, and the diagonal is = 3m. Find the volume.
 May 18th, 2013, 06:16 PM #2 Global Moderator   Joined: Dec 2006 Posts: 20,966 Thanks: 2216 Is this a square prism?
 May 18th, 2013, 11:16 PM #3 Member   Joined: Jun 2012 Posts: 30 Thanks: 0 Re: help on Geometry, prism Yes it is!
 May 19th, 2013, 05:32 AM #4 Global Moderator   Joined: Dec 2006 Posts: 20,966 Thanks: 2216 If it measures x m by x m by y m, x² + x² + y² = 3² = 9. Can you give its area in terms of x and y? As the area is given as 8 m², you would then have two equations that can be solved to give specific values for x and y. The volume can then be calculated as x²y m³.

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