Lesson details

Key learning points

  1. In this lesson, we will learn what volume is, and you will use informal counting strategies to find the volume of different solid shapes.

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6 Questions

Q1.
How many cubes were used to create this solid shape?
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10
7
8
Correct answer: 9
Q2.
How many cubes were used to create this solid shape?
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10
7
Correct answer: 8
9
Q3.
This solid shape is formed from two copies of the previous question. How many cubes have been used to create this solid shape?
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11
14
Correct answer: 16
18
Q4.
How many cubes were used to create this solid shape?
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Correct answer: 10
12
5
8
9
Q5.
How many cubes were used to create this solid cuboid?
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12
Correct answer: 16
20
8
Q6.
How many cubes were used to create this cuboid?
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24
48
57
Correct answer: 72
96

5 Questions

Q1.
Which is the best mathematical definition for volume?
A measure of the front layer multiplied by the number of layers
Correct answer: A measure of three-dimensional space
Multiplying each side together
The space inside
Things measured in cubic centimetres cubed.
Q2.
This shape was made using 1 centimetre unit cubes. What is the volume of this shape?
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6 cubic centimetres
7 cubic centimetres
Correct answer: 8 cubic centimetres
9 cubic centimetres
Q3.
The volume of one cube is 1 cubic metre. What is the volume of this cuboid?
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18 cubic centimetres
18 cubic metres
27 cubic centimetres
Correct answer: 27 cubic metres
9 cubic metres
Q4.
Can you use 16 unit cubes to make a larger cube?
Correct answer: No you cannot make a larger cube with 16 unit cubes
Yes you can make a larger cube with 16 unit cubes.
Q5.
This cuboid was made out of cubes of 1 cubic centimetre. The cuboid has been partly painted. What could the volume of the cuboid be?
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26 cubic centimetres
35 cubic centimetres
Correct answer: 36 cubic centimetres
4 cubic centimetres

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UnitMaths / Volume and surface area of prisms