Year 8

# Volume of prisms and cylinders

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### Key learning points

- In this lesson, we will learn how to calculate the volume of prisms and cylinders.

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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

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

### 6 Questions

Q1.

Which formula works out the volume of a prism?

Area and cross section

Cross section x length

Multiply all the numbers together

Q2.

What is the volume of this shape?

12 cubic centimetres

24 cubic centimetres

Not enough information given

Q3.

The perpendicular height to the 6cm base is 8cm. Which calculation would correctly give you the volume of this prism?

6 x 10 x 12

6 x 8 x 10 divided by 2

6 x 8 x 10 x 12

Q4.

Work out the volume of this triangular prism.

165 cubic centimetres

240 cubic centimetres

330 cubic centimetres

A different answer

Q5.

Work out the volume of this cylinder.

18 cubic centimetres

18 pi cubic centimetres

9 pi cubic centimetres

A different answer

Q6.

This cuboid has a volume of 45 cubic centimetres. What is the missing height?

11.5cm

15 cm

4.5cm