8. Measurement

Lesson

We have counted squares to find the area of a shape and can use that to help us find the volume in this lesson. Let's try this problem to review.

Find the area of the shape.

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Let's see how we use unit cubes to find the volume of shapes.

In this figure, $1$1 block $=$= $1$1 cm^{3}.

What is the volume of the solid figure?

Remember!

Volume means the amount of space a 3D shape takes up.

Compare objects using familiar metric units of area and volume