What is a Hemisphere in Math? - Definition & Example


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A hemisphere is half of:

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1. Which of the following is NOT a real-world example of a sphere?

2. What part of your body has two hemispheres?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

See what you know about hemispheres by trying out the questions on this quiz and worksheet. You are tested on an example of a sphere, as well as the part of the human body where you can find hemispheres.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You can find the following subjects located on the questions for this quiz:

  • Real-world examples of spheres
  • Where to find hemispheres in the human body
  • The math class where you are most likely to see hemispheres
  • The sum of areas that cover the surface of a shape

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - remember what you have learned about hemispheres in the body
  • Knowledge application - use what you know to answer questions about examples of spheres
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately describe a hemisphere

Additional Learning

For more info on hemispheres, go to the lesson titled What is a Hemisphere in Math? - Definition & Example. You'll be able to check out these topics once inside:

  • Calculating the volume
  • More examples of spheres and hemispheres
  • Hemispheres on the globe