ISEE Middle Level Math : How to find the volume of a net

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Example Questions

Example Question #1 : How To Find The Volume Of A Net

Prism

Give the volume of the above box in cubic centimeters.

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

100 centimeters make one meter, so convert each of the dimensions of the box by multiplying by 100.

 centimeters

 centimeters

Use the volume formula, substituting :

 cubic centimeters

Example Question #2 : How To Find The Volume Of A Net

A cube made of nickel has sidelength 20 centimeters, Nickel has a density of 8.9 grams per cubic centimeter. What is the mass of this cube?

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

The volume of the cube is  cubic centimeters. Multiply by the number of grams per cubic centimeter to get  grams, or  kilograms.

Example Question #3 : How To Find The Volume Of A Net

A rectangular prism has length 24 inches, width 18 inches, and height 15 inches. Give its volume in cubic feet.

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

Divide each dimension in inches by 12 to convert from inches to feet:

 feet

 feet

 feet

Multiply the three to get the volume:

 cubic feet

Example Question #4 : How To Find The Volume Of A Net

Prism

Give the volume of the box in cubic inches.

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

Use the volume formula, substituting  :

Example Question #5 : How To Find The Volume Of A Net

Swimming_pool

One cubic foot is equal to (about) 7.5 gallons.

The above depicts a rectangular swimming pool for an apartment. The pool is seven feet deep everywhere. How many gallons of water does the pool hold?

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

The pool can be seen as a rectangular prism with dimensions 50 feet by 35 feet by 7 feet; its volume in cubic feet the product of these dimensions, which is 

 cubic feet.

One cubic foot is equal to about 7.5 gallons, so multiply:

 gallons.

 

Example Question #6 : How To Find The Volume Of A Net

Swimming_pool

The above depicts a rectangular swimming pool for an apartment. The pool is six feet deep everywhere. What is the volume of the pool in cubic feet?

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

The pool can be seen as a rectangular prism with dimensions 50 feet by 35 feet by 6 feet; its volume is 

 cubic feet.

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