1. ## volume formula?

trying to to figure the volume for a truck box i am building. i know how to split the triangle shape of the box so as to look like a rectangle and triangle to figure the volume. what is the formula to figure out the volume for the triangle of the box?

if this is to confusing let me know-lol

2. ## Re: volume formula?

Length x width x height.

Isn't the Pythagorean theorem taught in junior HS nowadays?

3. ## Re: volume formula?

1/2 B * H * L

4. ## Re: volume formula?

^ isnt that for area?

5. ## Re: volume formula?

http://library.thinkquest.org/C01102...eatriangle.htm

find surface area then multiply by the height/length

6. ## Re: volume formula?

These questions blow my mind sometimes...

7. ## Re: volume formula?

ty bonesninja. jimj good formula but that's for the rectangle not the triangle part of the box. thanks though.

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