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Volume Of A Cone Worksheet

Volume Of A Cone Worksheet

Help your students prepare for their Maths GCSE with this free volume of a cone worksheet of 34 questions and answers

  • Section 1 of the volume of a cone printable worksheet contains 27 skills-based volume of a cone questions, in 3 groups to support differentiation
  • Section 2 contains 4 applied volume of a cone questions with a mix of real-life word problems and deeper problem solving questions
  • Section 3 contains 3 foundation and higher level GCSE exam style volume of a cone questions 
  • An answer key and a mark scheme for all volume of a cone 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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Volume of a cone at a glance


Volume is a measure of how much space there is inside a solid object. To calculate the volume of a cone, we use the volume formula V=(1/3)π(r^2)h where h is the vertical height of the cone and r is the base radius of the cone.


Care should be taken not to confuse the vertical height with the slant height of the cone, which is used to calculate the curved surface area of the cone. 


The volume of the cone is measured in units cubed, for example cm^3  or mm^3 . We will often be asked to either give an answer in terms of π or to round the answer to a given degree of accuracy, such as to the nearest tenth.


Looking forward, students can then progress to additional volume worksheets and other geometry worksheets, for example a simplifying expressions worksheet or simultaneous equations worksheet.


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