Formulas for the Volumes of Some Common Solids ( (table))
Formulas for the Volumes of Some Common Solids
Abbreviations: B = area of base; h = height; r = radius; l = length; w = width.Formulas for the Volumes of Some Common Solids  
Solid  Volume  
cube  l^{3}  
right rectangular parallelepiped  lwh  
prism  Bh  
right circular cylinder  πr^{2}h  
pyramid  1/3Bh  
right circular cone  1/3πr^{2}h  
sphere  4/3πr^{3} 
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volume
volume, measure of solid content or capacity, usually expressed in units that are the cubes of linear units, such as cubic inches and cubic centimeters, or in units of dry and liquid measure, such as bushels, gallons, and liters. Volumes of complicated geometric forms are often calculated using integral calculus. See the table entitled Formulas for the Volumes of Some Common Solids.
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