# a triangular prism has a base that is right a triangle. the volume of the prism is 100cm cubic how do find the height and base

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Since you have not provided all the elements to determine the height and the base of the prism, I'll give some indications on how to draw a prism.

The first step is to draw the base, that is a triangle. Draw the vertex of the triangle pointing on you.

The next step is draw a perpendicular on each vertex of triangle. The perpendicular lines must have the same length.

Now, you'll have to join the upper endpoints of these 3 perpendiculars and the triangular prism is ready.

Now, for finding the lengths of height and base, all we know is that the volume is of 100 cm^3.

The volume of the triangular prism is:

V = A*h

A is the area of the triangular base. If the base is a right angle triangle, the area is the product of the legs divided by 2.

h represents the height of the prism.

**You can notice that there are more unknowns than given data, therefore the lengths of the height and base cannot be evaluated under these circumstances.**