How to Calculate the Volumes of Basic Shapes


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What is the volume of a cube with an edge length of 6 cm?

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1. What is the area of the right triangle shown below?

2. What is the area of the diamond/kite shown below?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

With this quiz, you will learn how to calculate the volume of basic shapes. You will also be assessed on finding the area of several shapes.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this assessment, you will be asked to:

  • Calculate the volume of a cube and sphere
  • Solve for area of a circle, triangle and quadrilateral

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet will allow you to use the following skills:

  • Problem Solving- use acquired knowledge to solve volume practice problems
  • Distinguishing differences- compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as two dimensional calculations and three dimensional calculations
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer questions about the volume and area of basic shapes

Additional Learning

To learn more about calculating volume, look at the corresponding lesson, How to Calculate the Volumes of Basic Shapes. This lesson will teach you the following:

  • Basic formulas for calculation of volume
  • Definitions and formulas for area and perimeter
  • Applying knowledge of two dimensional figures to three dimensional figures
  • Identifying formula for radius