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**Help your students prepare for their Maths GCSE with this free ****volume and surface area of cuboids worksheet ****of 44 questions and answers**

- Section 1 of the volume and surface area of cuboids worksheet contains 36 skills-based volume and surface area of cuboids questions, in 3 groups to support differentiation
- Section 2 contains 4 applied volume and surface area of cuboids questions with a mix of word problems and deeper problem solving questions
- Section 3 contains 4 foundation and higher level GCSE exam style volume and surface area of cuboids questions
- Answers and a mark scheme for all volume and surface area of cuboids questions are provided
- Questions follow variation theory with plenty of opportunities for students to work independently at their own level
- All questions created by fully qualified expert secondary maths teachers
- Suitable for GCSE maths revision for AQA, OCR and Edexcel exam boards

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A cuboid (or rectangular prism) is a 3D shape made up of six rectangular faces. We can use different methods to calculate the volume of a cuboid and the surface area of a cuboid. A cube is a special cuboid where all of the side lengths are equal and all of the faces are squares.

To find the volume of a cube or cuboid we use the following formula: volume of a cuboid = length x width x height. This is another way of writing the formula for the volume of prisms, where width x height is the area of the cross-section of the cuboid, so the volume of a cuboid is the area of the cross-section x length.

To find the surface area of the cuboid we find the area of each face and add them together to calculate the total surface area. In order to find the total surface area of a cube we only need to find the area of one of the faces and then multiply it by 6 because each of the 6 faces of a cube is the same. Surface area is measured in units squared.

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