Volume of a right prism (regular base)


A right prism is a prism in which the joining edges and faces are perpendicular to the base faces. The volume of a right prism whose base is a regular n-sided polygon is related to the number of the sides of the base, the height and the length of the side of the base.

Related formulas


VVolume of the prism (m3)
nNumber of sides of the base (dimensionless)
hHeight (the perpendicular distance between the bases) (m)
sLength of the side of the base (m)