Unit 22 Section 3 : Volume of a Cuboid
In this section, we consider the volume of any cuboid.
The volume of a cuboid
Volume of a cuboid = a × b × c = a b c
where a, b and c are the lengths of the sides of the cuboid.
 

Example
We want to find the volume of this cuboid in cm³.
To find the volume, we calculate 3 cm × 4 cm × 7 cm.
The volume of the cube is 84 cm³ (84 cubic centimetres).
Practice Question
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A letter 'T' shape is made by sticking together 2 cuboids as shown in the diagram.
What is the total volume in cm³ of the letter 'T'?
Exercises
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