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MEAP Preparation - Grade 6 Mathematics
3.34 Volumes of Figures

Volume is a measure of how much space a space figure takes up. Volume is used to measure a space figure just as area is used to measure a plane figure.
Directions: Review the following table and answer the questions.

Examples:
The volume of a cube with side length 4 is 4 x 4 x 4 = 64.
The volume of a rectangular prism with length 5, width 4 and height 2 is 5 x 4 x 2 = 40.
The volume of a cylinder with radius 2 and height 4 is pi x 2 x 2 x 4 = 16 pi.
The volume of a triangular prism with area of triangular base 8 and height 5 is 8 x 5 = 40.
The volume of a cone with radius 2 and height 9 is pi x 2 x 2 x 9 x 1/3 = 12 pi.
The volume of a sphere of radius 6 is pi x 6 x 6 x 6 x 4/3 = 288 pi.

Directions: Answer the following questions. Also write at least 2 examples to find the volume of each kind of figure.
Q 1: The volume of a rectangular prism with length 2 cm, width 3 cm and height 5 cm is ___ cubic cm .
Answer:

Q 2: The volume of a cube with side length 3 cm is ____ cm3.
Answer:

Q 3: The volume of a cone with radius 2 and height 6 is ____.
12 pi
70 pi
8 pi

Q 4: The volume of a sphere of radius 3 is _____ .
30 pi
18 pi
36 pi

Q 5: The volume of a cube with side 'a' is given by
V = 3 x a
V = a x a x a
V = 3a

Q 6: The volume of a rectangular prism with sides x, y, and z would be:
x*y*z
x/y/z
x+y+z

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