Problem of the Day

Chapter 11, Lesson 10

When the top of a rectangular pyramid is sliced off by a plane parallel to the base, the remaining figure is called a frustum of the pyramid.

In this frustum of a rectangular pyramid, the bottom rectangular base is 16 m by 6 m, the top rectangular base is 8 m by 3 m. and the height of the frustum is 10 m.

Find the volume of the frustum. Explain your reasoning.