which calculates the volume of a rectangular prism, given the length in column B (l), the width in column C (w) and the height in column D (h). Units are indicated generically with “u”, and the resulting volume is in units cubed (u3). This formula can be represented in Excel with the multiplication operator (*) like this In the example shown, the formula in E5 is: As the formula is copied down the column, it calculates a new volume in each row, using the length in column B (l), the width in column C (w) and the height in column D (h).

### Dave Bruns

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