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Surface Area and Volume of Cuboids and Prisms Revision Videos

AQA, Edexcel, OCR

Last updated 11 Aug 2017

Examiners continually find new and creative ways to test your knowledge of volume and surface area. To be fully prepared to answer their questions, you should start with cuboids and prisms before moving onto more complex shapes. Take a look at these videos which explain the basics of surface area and volume.

The simplest shape to find the surface area of is a cube, here's a video showing how to do it!

How to Find the Surface Area of a Cube - mahalodotcom

There's more to finding the surface area of a cuboid than a cube as it can have three different sidelengths. Here's a video showing you the steps to working it out.

Surface Area of a Cuboid - Corbettmaths

Here's a video using the net of the 3d shape to calculate the surface area of the prism.

Surface Area of Prisms - gwatt50

Here's a video from Fuseschool showing you how to find the surface area of a cylinder.

Surface Area of a Cylinder | Maths | The Fuse School - Global Education

In these videos Simon Deacon finds the volume of a cuboid, a cylinder and finally a triangular prism.

How to work out the volume of a cuboid / regular prism - Simon Deacon
How to calculate the volume of a cylinder - Simon Deacon
How to work out the volume of a triangular prism - Simon Deacon

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