Year 8

Year 8

# Volume of prisms and cylinders

## Lesson details

### Key learning points

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

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## Starter quiz

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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
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

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### 6 Questions

Q1.
Which formula works out the volume of a prism?
Area and cross section
Correct answer: Area of cross section x length
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
Correct answer: 6 x 8 x 10
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