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MEAP Preparation - Grade 5 Mathematics
2.9 Volume and Surface Area

Example: A triangular prism has an area of 12 square inches and a height of 6 inches. What is its volume?
Volume = Area x Height
Volume = 12 x 6
Answer: 72 cubic inches

Directions: Answer the following questions. Also write at least 10 examples of your own.
Q 1: A triangular prism has an area of 15 square inches and a height of 10 inches. What is its volume?
100 cubic inches
1.5 cubic inches
1500 cubic inches
150 cubic inches

Q 2: A can of paint holds enough paint for 20 square meters. How many cans of paint do you need to paint a wall of height 5 m and length 8 m?

Q 3: The formula for Surface area of a rectangular prism is
A = (2 x l x w) + (2 x l x h) + (2 x w x h)
A = (2 x l x w)
A = 2(l x w)

Q 4: A wall of height 2 meters and length 5 meters has a paint of 1 mm thickness. What is the volume of paint on the wall? (Hint: Convert all dimensions to consistent units before calculation)
0.01 cubic meters
2 cubic meters
10 cubic meters
1 cubic meters

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