Volume: Further problem solving with spheres, cones and pyramids

In this lesson, we will further our problem solving with volume of spheres, cones and pyramids which also uses Pythagoras' Theorem to find missing lengths.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Amy is working out the volume of this hemisphere. What mistake has Amy made?

1/3

Q2.Work out the total surface area for this hemisphere rounded to 1 decimal place.

2/3

Q3.Work out the volume of this hemisphere rounded to 1 decimal place.

3/3

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Amy is working out the volume of this hemisphere. What mistake has Amy made?

1/3

Q2.Work out the total surface area for this hemisphere rounded to 1 decimal place.

2/3

Q3.Work out the volume of this hemisphere rounded to 1 decimal place.

3/3

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Volume: Further problem solving with spheres, cones and pyramids

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.If a solid metal sphere with radius 90 cm was melted down to make smaller spheres of with 3 cm radius, how many smaller spheres could be made?

1/3

Q2.The diagram shows a pencil crayon. The sharpened part of the pencil forms a cone attached to a cylindrical main part of the pencil. Work out the total volume of the pencil crayon to the nearest cm³.

2/3

Q3.The diagram shows a square based pyramid with a perpendicular height of 30 cm. Work out the volume of the pyramid.

3/3

This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Volume: Further problem solving with spheres, cones and pyramids

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.If a solid metal sphere with radius 90 cm was melted down to make smaller spheres of with 3 cm radius, how many smaller spheres could be made?

1/3

Q2.The diagram shows a pencil crayon. The sharpened part of the pencil forms a cone attached to a cylindrical main part of the pencil. Work out the total volume of the pencil crayon to the nearest cm³.

2/3

Q3.The diagram shows a square based pyramid with a perpendicular height of 30 cm. Work out the volume of the pyramid.

3/3

Lesson summary: Volume: Further problem solving with spheres, cones and pyramids

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