Accessible Shapes: Geometry   Western Reserve Public Media

Surface Area and Volume

This video provides an introduction to finding the volume and surface area of rectangular prisms and of cylinders. The example of a swimming pool is shown. Is filling the pool the volume or the surface area? Is painting the empty pool the volume or the surface area?

 

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