July 17th

17th June 2021

Compare Volume

Create shapes to make these statements true. 


  • Taller shapes will always have a large volume. Do you agree? Prove your answer.


  • Shapes with a volume less than 6 cubes. 
  • Shapes with a volume of 6 cubes
  • Shapes with a volume greater than 7 cubes. 

Challenge Answer

This is not always true. The first shape in question 1 has a volume of 6 cubes. It is taller than the shape in question 3, but the shape in question 3 has a greater volume.