Volumes of Shapes: Definition & Examples

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Becky bought a cheese log at the grocery store that is 15 cm long and has a diameter of 6 cm. Find the volume of the cheese log.

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1. A replica of the Great Pyramid has a base 8 in. on a side and a height of 6 in. What is the volume of the pyramid?

2. Mike's Restaurant has an aquarium that is 2 ft wide, 10 ft long, and 4 ft high. What is the volume of the aquarium?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

In this quiz/worksheet combination, you will be tasked with answering questions requiring the use of the volume formulas for different three-dimensional shapes.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be assessed on your knowledge of:

  • Volume of cubes and rectangular prisms
  • Volume of pyramids and cones
  • Volume of cylinders and spheres
  • Necessary formulas

Skills Practiced

  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve practice problems on finding volume
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding three-dimensional shapes
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on finding the volume of shapes

Additional Learning

If you want to learn more about volume, check out the accompanying lesson titled Finding the Volumes of Shapes. It covers things like:

  • The definition of volume
  • The formulas for finding the volume of: Cones, Rectangular prisms, Cubes, Pyramids, and Cylinders
  • Examples of how to use these formulas and why they are useful
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