# Volume

## Use formulae to solve problems involving the volumes of cuboids, prisms and other common solids.

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This is level 1; a basic exercise to find the number of cubes required to make the cuboid shown in the diagram. You can earn a trophy if you get at least 7 questions correct and you do this activity online.

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## Description of Levels

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Level 1 - A basic exercise to find the number of cubes required to make the cuboid shown in the diagram

Level 2 - Use the width times height times length formula to find the volume of cuboids

Level 3 - Find the volumes of a wide range of prisms (including cylinders)

Level 4 - Find the volumes of pyramids, cones, spheres and other common solid shapes

Level 5 - Find the volumes of composite solid objects

Level 6 - Find the volumes of solid objects where the units of the dimensions may differ

Surface Area - Exercises on finding the surface area of solids

Cylinders - Apply formulae for the volumes and surface areas of cylinders

Exam Style Questions - A collection of problems in the style of GCSE or IB/A-level exam paper questions (worked solutions are available for Transum subscribers).

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## Volume Formulas

Cube: $$s^3$$ where $$s$$ is the length of one edge.

Cuboid: $$l\times w\times h$$ where $$l$$ is the length, $$w$$ is the width and $$h$$ is the height of the cuboid.

Cylinder: $$h \times \pi r^2$$ where $$h$$ is the height (or length) of the cylinder and $$r$$ is the radius of the circular end.

Cone: $$h \times \frac13 \pi r^2$$ where $$h$$ is the height of the cone and $$r$$ is the radius of the circular base.

Square based pyramid: $$h \times \frac13 s^2$$ where $$h$$ is the height of the pyramid and s is the length of a side of the square base.

Sphere: $$\frac43 \pi r^3$$ where $$r$$ is the radius of the sphere.

Prism: Area of the cross section multiplied by the length of the prism.

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