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Formulas for the Volumes of Some Common Solids

Formulas for the Volumes of Some Common Solids

Solid Volume1
cube l 3
right rectangular parallelepiped lwh
prism Bh
right circular cylinder π r 2 h
pyramid 1/3 Bh
right circular cone 1/3π r 2 h
sphere 4/3π r 3
1 Abbreviations: B = area of base; h = height; r = radius; l = length; w = width.

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