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Volumes of Cones, Cylinders, and Spheres

Core Standard: 8.G.C.9

Aligned To Common Core Standard:

Grade 8 Geometry- 8.G.C.9

Printable Worksheets And Lessons


  • Cylinder Volume Step-by-Step Lesson- We work you through finding the volume of a cylinder. You can think of it as a Coke can.

  • Guided Lesson - We find the volume of everyday random objects. It's amazing how everything comes back to simple shapes.

  • Guided Lesson Explanation - I try to enlighten you on the use of premade formulas that are used to determine the measures found here.

  • Independent Practice - It helps a great deal to draw pictures of these scenarios. These are pretty extreme word problems.

  • Matching Worksheet - I used matching units in this set. I normally don't but they really don't help you answer the problems.

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Homework Sheets

I formed all the questions as word problems.




Practice Worksheets

Don't forgot to properly label the units. Sometimes students forget that units are 50% of the answer.




Math Skill Quizzes

When I created the problems I created a list of real life things that were in the three shapes and went from there.