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- In this lesson, we will learn how to calculate the volume of a cuboid.

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### 5 Questions

Q1.

Which is the best mathematical definition for volume?

A measure of the front layer multiplied by the number of layers

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?

6 cubic centimetres

7 cubic centimetres

9 cubic centimetres

Q3.

The volume of one cube is 1 cubic metre. What is the volume of this cuboid?

18 cubic centimetres

18 cubic metres

27 cubic centimetres

9 cubic metres

Q4.

Can you use 16 unit cubes to make a larger cube?

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?

26 cubic centimetres

35 cubic centimetres

4 cubic centimetres

### 6 Questions

Q1.

What is the volume of a cuboid with lengths 4cm, 2cm and 5 cm?

11 cubic centimetres

30 cubic centimetres

30 cubics

40 cubics

Q2.

Which calculation could you use to find the volume of this cuboid?

2 x 15 + 4 x 15

2 x 4 x 15 x 15

4 x 15

Q3.

Work out the volume of this cube.

16 cubic centimetres

32 cubic centimetres

Not enough information given.

Q4.

The volume of this cuboid is 120 cubic centimetres. Work out the missing length.

20 centimetres

30 centimetres

30 cubic centimeres

4 cubic centimetres

Q5.

Is it true or false that to find the volume of a cuboid you always just multiply all the given numbers together?

True

Q6.

A net has been drawn on a centimetre grid and filled to make a solid cuboid. What would be the volume of the solid cuboid?

12 cubic centimetres

27 cubic centimetres

42 cubic centimetres

Not enough information given