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Ch 18: HSPT Test: Perimeter, Area & Volume

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We can help you get ready for the HSPT test with this chapter on perimeter, volume and area. In this resource, you'll find short video lessons, self-assessment quizzes and other tools you can use to help you do your very best on exam day.

HSPT Test: Perimeter, Area & Volume - Chapter Summary

In this chapter, we've put together video lessons that cover area, volume and perimeter. Some of the topics addressed include the formulas used to find surface areas of various shapes and the volume, perimeter and area of combined shapes. Once you complete this chapter, you should be able to:

  • Determine the surface area of cylinders and pyramids
  • Find the perimeter of polygons, triangles, rectangles, quadrilaterals and irregular or combined shapes
  • Measure the area of regular polygons, rectangles and triangles
  • Identify the area of complex figures and circles
  • Calculate the volume of pyramids, prisms, cones, spheres and cylinders

Studying this chapter can take the stress out of your test preparations and makes getting ready for the exam easy. All of our videos and quizzes are available 24 hours a day on any mobile device or computer with an Internet connection. Help from one of our experts is just a few clicks away in the Dashboard if you need it.

13 Lessons in Chapter 18: HSPT Test: Perimeter, Area & Volume
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What is Surface Area? - Definition & Formulas

1. 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 Cylinder

2. How to Find Surface Area of a Cylinder

Watch this video lesson to learn the formula you can use to find the surface area of a cylinder. Learn the measurements that you'll need as well as how to use them.

How to Find Surface Area of a Pyramid

3. How to Find Surface Area of a Pyramid

In this video lesson, we will learn how to take any pyramid, whether it's a pyramid in Egypt or a little toy pyramid, and calculate how much paint we will need to paint it. Learn the formula and what is behind it.

Combined Figures: Perimeter, Area, and Volume

4. Combined Figures: Perimeter, Area, and Volume

Watch this video lesson to learn how you can break up the shapes in a combined figure to easily find the perimeter, area, and volume of the whole figure.

Finding the Perimeter of Polygons

5. Finding the Perimeter of Polygons

In this video lesson, you will learn the process you need to take to find the perimeter of polygons. You will also learn that there is a shortcut if your polygon is a regular polygon.

Perimeter of Triangles and Rectangles

6. Perimeter of Triangles and Rectangles

Without realizing it, we calculate and use the perimeter of triangles and rectangles in regular everyday situations. Learn more about the perimeter of triangles and rectangles in this lesson, and test your knowledge with a quiz.

Measuring the Area of Regular Polygons: Formula & Examples

7. Measuring the Area of Regular Polygons: Formula & Examples

Watch this video lesson to learn why a regular polygon makes your life easier when it comes to finding the area inside one. Learn the one formula for area that will work for any type of regular polygon.

Area of Triangles and Rectangles

8. Area of Triangles and Rectangles

How do you find out the area of rectangles and triangles? Learn how in this lesson! We'll look at the formulas, then practice solving problems for each shape.

Perimeter of Quadrilaterals and Irregular or Combined Shapes

9. Perimeter of Quadrilaterals and Irregular or Combined Shapes

Sometimes you need to figure out a shape's perimeter whether you have all the information you want or not. In this lesson, you'll learn how to find the perimeter of any quadrilateral as well as more complicated irregular and combined shapes.

Area of Complex Figures

10. Area of Complex Figures

Finding the area of shapes isn't always as simple as it is with squares and rectangles. In this lesson, you'll learn how to find the area of complex figures. This includes finding the area of unusual shapes and finding the area of parts of shapes.

Circles: Area and Circumference

11. Circles: Area and Circumference

Understanding how to calculate the area and circumference of circles plays a vital role in some of our everyday functions. They serve as the foundation for operating with three-dimensional figures. Learn more about the area and circumference of circles in this lesson.

Volume of Prisms and Pyramids

12. Volume of Prisms and Pyramids

In this lesson, we'll learn about prisms and pyramids. We'll look at the different types of prisms and pyramids, as well as practice calculating volume for each shape.

Volume of Cylinders, Cones, and Spheres

13. Volume of Cylinders, Cones, and Spheres

In this lesson, we'll learn about the volume formulas for cylinders, cones and spheres. We'll also practice using the formula in a variety of real-world examples where knowing how to calculate volume is helpful.

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