Year 8

Year 8

# Cuboids

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### Key learning points

1. 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
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?
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?
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?
26 cubic centimetres
35 cubic centimetres
4 cubic centimetres

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### 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
Correct answer: 2 x 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