How do you find the volume of a 3D trapezoid?

2 Answers
Dec 17, 2015

Find the area of just the trapezoidal face #A=1/2h(b_1+b_2)#, then multiply it by the length of the entire prism.

Jun 12, 2018


As below.


Formula for Volume of a Trapezoidal Prism. If the prism length is L,trapezoid base width B, trapezoid top width A, and trapezoid height H, then the volume of the prism is given by the four-variable formula: V(L, B, A, H) = LH(A + B)/2.

In other words, multiply together the length, height, and average of A and B.