**In this module, you can study ****how to find the volume or capacity of cubes, cuboids (rectangular prisms) and triangular prisms.**

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A cuboid is the same thing as a rectangular prism.

"Cubic centimetres" means the same thing as "centimetres cubed".

**Study and practice**

- Study how to find the volume of cubes and rectangular prismsRead about how to calculate the volume of a cube or rectangular prism at learner.org, watch an animation, then try to figure out the volume for yourself. You can keep trying with different sizes - the interactive programme will let you know how you're doing!
- Study how to find the volume of prismsRead in detail about volume calculations for prisms at math.com, then try your hand at a practice quiz.
- Study how to find the volume of a triangular prismAt mathopenref.com, you can read about triangular prisms and create a few of your own. (Use "full screen" view if you have trouble using the virtual manipulative.)
- Quiz yourself on the volume of cuboidsTry this quiz at mathopolis.com. Some of the problems are not metric, but the same principles still apply.

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*calculate volume of cubecalculate volume of rectangular prismcalculate volume of triangular prism*

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