Volume of Prisms and Pyramids


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What is the volume of this prism?

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1. What is the volume of this cube?

2. What is the volume of this prism?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

See how well you know how to to calculate the volume of a prism or a pyramid. Learn about the relationship between volume, base dimensions and height. You will be asked to identify the values of these components given measurements or a labeled image of a pyramid or prism.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This worksheet and quiz will help you learn more about:

  • Steps for calculating the volume of a pyramid
  • The process of finding the volume of a cube
  • Formulas for finding the volume of a prism

Skills Practiced

Use these skills when working with the worksheet and quiz:

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the process of calculating the volume of a cube
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve practice problems about the volumes of pyramids and prisms
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of volume, height, and bases

Additional Learning

The corresponding lesson on volumes of pyramids and prisms will prepare you to:

  • Describe the characteristics of different types of pyramids and prisms
  • Identify the volume of a geometric shape given certain measurements
  • Work backwards to find the base dimensions or height of a figure given its volume