Terms
Altitude of a Cylinder

The segment with one endpoint in the base
of the cylinder, and the other endpoint in
the plane that contains the other base, perpendicular to that plane.
Altitude of a Prism

The segment with one endpoint in the base
of the prism, and the other endpoint in
the plane that contains the other base, perpendicular to that plane.
Cubic Unit

A cube with
edges of length one.
Surface Area

The area of a
surfacesurface area is a twodimensional
unit of measurement.
Volume

A measurement in three dimensions, it measures the combined length, width, and
height of a solid.
Surface Area of a
Sphere

A = 4Πr
^{2}

Volume of a Circular
Cone

V = (1/3)Πr
^{2}
h
, where
h
is the length of the
altitude

Volume of a Circular
Cylinder

V = Πhr
^{2}
, where
h
is the length of the altitude

Volume of a Cone

V = (1/3)Bh
, where
B
is the area of the
base and
h
is the length of the
altitude

Volume of a Cylinder

V = Bh
, where
B
is the area of the
base and
h
is the length of the
altitude

Volume of a Prism

V = Bh
, where
B
is the area of the
base and
h
is the length of the
altitude

Volume of a Pyramid

V = (1/3)Bh
, where
B
is the area of the
base and
h
is the length of the
altitude

Volume of a Sphere

V = (4/3)Πr
^{3}
