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 below.

Worked Solution

Idea summary

To find the amount of space a shape takes up, we can use a unit square.

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

In this figure, 1\text{ block}=1\text{ cm}^3. What is the volume of the solid figure?

Worked Solution

Idea summary

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

measures, records, compares and estimates volumes and capacities using litres, millilitres and cubic centimetres