"Volume" is used to measure both liquids and solids.

"Volume" is the amount of space an object takes up, whereas "capacity" refers to the amount a container can hold.

**Study and practice**

- Study cylinder volumeRead about how to calculate the volume of a cylinder, 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 volume of cylinders, cones and spheresRead about how to calculate the volume of cylinders, cones and spheres at math.com. Then try the online workout to test your knowledge.
- Study volume of pyramidsRead about how to calculate the volume of pyramids at math.com, then try the online workout to test your knowledge.
- Read about volume of plumbing-related objectsThis site shows the basic calculations used when finding the volume of common plumbing objects, such as pipes.

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