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Ch 26: CEOE Middle Level/Intermediate Math: Surface Area & Volume

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Allow us to help you prepare for your Certification Examinations for Oklahoma Educators (CEOE) Middle Level/Intermediate Math test. In this chapter we provide lessons on surface area and volume.

CEOE Middle Level/Intermediate Math: Surface Area & Volume - Chapter Summary

Our instructors put this lesson set together to prepare aspiring Oklahoma teachers for CEOE testing. These unique, effective videos provide you with answers to test questions about such thing as:

  • Definitions and examples of 3D shapes
  • How to figure out surface area
  • Determining the surface area of a cube and a rectangular prism
  • Learning to calculate the volumes of basic shapes
  • The area and volume of prisms
  • Knowing how to figure out the area and volume of cylinders and cones, spheres and pyramids
  • How to apply scale factors to determining perimeter, area and volume of similar figures

The video lessons created by Study.com subject matter experts are short and entertaining. Each lesson is followed by a quiz for checking your understanding of the materials.

10 Lessons in Chapter 26: CEOE Middle Level/Intermediate Math: Surface Area & Volume
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What are 3D Shapes? - Definition & Examples

1. What are 3D Shapes? - Definition & Examples

What's the difference between 2D and 3D shapes? Learn the answer to this question in this lesson. You will also explore what makes spheres and cubes 3D shapes.

What is Surface Area? - Definition & Formulas

2. What is Surface Area? - Definition & Formulas

In this lesson, you use general and specific formulas to learn how to find the surface area of three-dimensional shapes, such as cubes, prisms, spheres, cones and cylinders.

How to Find Surface Area of a Cube and a Rectangular Prism

3. How to Find Surface Area of a Cube and a Rectangular Prism

After watching this video lesson, you will be able to use the formula for the surface area of a rectangular prism. You will know what measurements you need to use it and how you can apply it to a cube as well.

How to Calculate the Volumes of Basic Shapes

4. How to Calculate the Volumes of Basic Shapes

Squares pegs = square holes. Triangular pegs = triangular holes. But where does a sphere go? In this lesson, review volumes of common shapes while contrasting a sphere and a cylinder - after all, they both go into the circular hole... right?

Prisms: Definition, Area & Volume

5. Prisms: Definition, Area & Volume

Watch this video lesson and you will see that there are different kinds of prisms. You will also learn how to separate a prism into its various parts so you can easily find the surface area. You will also learn the formula for the volume.

What Are Cylinders? - Definition, Area & Volume

6. What Are Cylinders? - Definition, Area & Volume

Watch this video lesson to learn why soda cans are cylinders and the method by which you can discover how much soda can fit inside by finding the volume. You will also learn about finding a cylinder's surface area.

Cones: Definition, Area & Volume

7. Cones: Definition, Area & Volume

Watch this video lesson to learn where in the real world you will see cones. Also, you will learn the formulas for finding the surface area and volume of these cones.

Spheres: Definition, Area & Volume

8. Spheres: Definition, Area & Volume

Watch this video lesson to learn how you can find the surface area and volume of spheres. Learn the formulas and measurements you need to solve problems and discover how to identify spheres in the real world.

Pyramids: Definition, Area & Volume

9. Pyramids: Definition, Area & Volume

Do you think of the great pyramids of Egypt when you hear the word pyramids? Watch this video lesson to learn why they are called pyramids and also how to find their surface area and volume.

Applying Scale Factors to Perimeter, Area, and Volume of Similar Figures

10. Applying Scale Factors to Perimeter, Area, and Volume of Similar Figures

How do shapes change sizes yet retain their proportions and similarities to other shapes? In this lesson, we'll look at what a scale factor is and how to apply it. We'll consider scale factors with regards to three different aspects of similar shapes: perimeter, area and volume.

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