# How deep is the water in the trough if a water trough is in the shape of a rectangular prism that is 12 feet long by 3 feet wide and has 9.4 cubic feet of water?

##### 2 Answers

The depth of the trough is

#### Explanation:

To calculate height (depth), divide the given volume by the product of the length and width.

Convert feet to inches.

#### Explanation:

A rectangular prism is a 3D shape with 6 faces, where each face is a rectangle.

A rectangle has 4 sides where all 4 corners are right angles (a square is a rectangle with all sides the same length).

The volume of a rectangular prism is length * width * height

So the volume of water in the trough is

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