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VOLUME OF CYLINDERS, CONES, SPHERES AND PYRAMIDS
Did you know?
"Volume" is used to measure both liquids and solids.
"Volume" is the amount of space an object takes up, whereas "capacity" refers to the amount a container can hold.
Study and practice
Study cylinder volume
Read about how to calculate the volume of a cylinder, then try to figure out the volume for yourself. You can keep trying with different sizes - the interactive programme will let you know how you're doing!
Study volume of cylinders, cones and spheres
Read about how to calculate the volume of cylinders, cones and spheres at math.com. Then try the online workout to test your knowledge.
Study volume of pyramids
Read about how to calculate the volume of pyramids at math.com, then try the online workout to test your knowledge.
Read about volume of plumbing-related objects
This site shows the basic calculations used when finding the volume of common plumbing objects, such as pipes.
Try pouring virtual water
Take any of the six objects we're studying (sphere, cube, etc.) and fill it with water. Then pour it into any of the other objects and see how far up the water comes. Interesting results!
Use this search term to find additional resources:
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