 # Volume Formulas

Videos and lessons to help High School students learn how to use volume formulas for cylinders, pyramids, cones, and spheres to solve problems.

Common Core: HSG-GMD.A.3

Volume of Cylinder and Rectangular Prisms (pig word problem) - Geometry
This video focuses on solving a volume of solids word problem. In particular, the volume of a rectangular prism and cylinder are used to solve the volume of solids word problem.

Volume : problems involving spheres and cylinders
The cylinder is melted down into a sphere of radius r. Find an expression for r in terms of x.

Volume Word Problems
1) How many square bales contain the same amount of hay as one round bale?
2) How many cubic cm of wax are needed to make the crayon?
3) What is the approximate volume of each balloon?

Pyramid and Cylinder Word Problem.

Volumes of Pyramids, Cones, and Spheres
How to solve problems involving the volumes of pyramids, cones, and spheres.

How to calculate the volume of a cone and hemisphere
The cone is 10cm tall and 12cm at the base; it's attached to a hemisphere (half a ball) and you are asked to calculate the volume.

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