# Ch 22: Ohio Graduation Test: Finding Area, Perimeter & Volume

### About This Chapter

## Ohio Graduation Test: Finding Area, Perimeter & Volume - Chapter Summary

The lessons in this chapter are full of information that will help you prepare for the exam. You will have the opportunity to review these topics:

- Definition and formulas for surface area
- Finding surface area of a cylinder and pyramid
- Finding the perimeter of polygons, rectangles and triangles
- Area of triangles, rectangles and complex figures
- Volume of prisms, pyramids, cones and cylinders

In order to be aware of what's covered on the exam, you can pick up important details from all of our lessons and study resources in this chapter. These lessons average five to ten minutes in length and are available 24/7 via computer, smartphone or tablet. Retaining information isn't difficult if you go through the lessons multiple times.

### Ohio Graduation Test: Finding Area, Perimeter & Volume Chapter Objectives

Passing all parts of the Ohio Graduation Test is a requirement for high school graduation in the state. All of the content that is in this chapter is part of the mathematics section of the exam. You will have to answer 32 multiple-choice, one extended-response and five short-answer questions on the math exam. Different types of shapes will be shown on the exam, and you will have to find their volume, area and perimeter. You can develop the skills necessary to do these tasks by reviewing this chapter's lessons and taking our quizzes.

### 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.

### 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.

### 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.

### 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.

### 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.

### 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.

### 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.

### 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.

### 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.

### 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.

### 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.

### 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.

### 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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### Other Chapters

Other chapters within the Ohio Graduation Test: Study Guide & Practice course

- Ohio Graduation Test: Vocabulary Acquisition
- Ohio Graduation Test: Reading Comprehension
- Ohio Graduation Test: Interpreting Readings
- Ohio Graduation Test: Technical & Informational Texts
- Ohio Graduation Test: Prewriting & Organization
- Ohio Graduation Test: Essay Structure
- Ohio Graduation Test: Syntax & Sentence Structure
- Ohio Graduation Test: Writing Strategies
- Ohio Graduation Test: Types of Essays
- Ohio Graduation Test: Persuasive Texts
- Ohio Graduation Test: Literary Texts
- Ohio Graduation Test: Number Sense & Operations
- Ohio Graduation Test: Integers
- Ohio Graduation Test: Irrational & Rational Numbers
- Ohio Graduation Test: Percent
- Ohio Graduation Test: Ratios & Proportion
- Ohio Graduation Test: Square Roots
- Ohio Graduation Test: Exponents & Exponential Expressions
- Ohio Graduation Test: Scientific Notation
- Ohio Graduation Test: Standard Measurement
- Ohio Graduation Test: Introduction to Geometry
- Ohio Graduation Test: Symmetry, Similarity & Congruence
- Ohio Graduation Test: Properties of Lines
- Ohio Graduation Test: The Coordinate Graph
- Ohio Graduation Test: Transformations in Math
- Ohio Graduation Test: Conjectures & Mathematical Reasoning in Geometry
- Ohio Graduation Test: Triangles
- Ohio Graduation Test: Triangle Theorems & Proofs
- Ohio Graduation Test: The Pythagorean Theorem
- Ohio Graduation Test: Using Data & Graphs
- Ohio Graduation Test: Statistics
- Ohio Graduation Test: Probability & Permutations
- Ohio Graduation Test: Properties of Functions
- Ohio Graduation Test: Graphing Functions
- Ohio Graduation Test: Linear Equations
- Ohio Graduation Test: Systems of Linear Equations
- Ohio Graduation Test: Inequalities
- Ohio Graduation Test: Quadratic Equations
- Ohio Graduation Test: Direct & Inverse Variation
- Ohio Graduation Test: Earth's Resources
- Ohio Graduation Test: Dynamic Earth
- Ohio Graduation Test: Astronomy Basics
- Ohio Graduation Test: Cellular Biology
- Ohio Graduation Test: Genetics
- Ohio Graduation Test: Evolution
- Ohio Graduation Test: Ecology
- Ohio Graduation Test: Understanding Matter
- Ohio Graduation Test: Laws of Motion
- Ohio Graduation Test: Energy & Waves
- Ohio Graduation Test: Scientific Method & Inquiry
- Ohio Graduation Test: Science & Technology
- Ohio Graduation Test: The Enlightenment & Industrial Revolution
- Ohio Graduation Test: Imperialism
- Ohio Graduation Test: World at War
- Ohio Graduation Test: Understanding Culture & Society
- Ohio Graduation Test: Geography Basics
- Ohio Graduation Test: Economics
- Ohio Graduation Test: U.S. Government
- Ohio Graduation Test: Citizenship Rights & Responsibilities
- Ohio Graduation Test: Social Studies Skills & Methods
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