# Volume Formula For a Cube

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A cube is a 3-dimensional solid geometric figure containing 6 faces, all of which are congruent squares. Since each face of a cube is a square, hence all the sides of a cube are equal to each other. We can find the surface area and the volume of the cube according to their respective formulas. Volume of a cube is the amount of space contained inside a cube and the volume formula of the cube depends on the side length of the cube.

Example 1: Calculate the volume of the cube whose side length measures 5m?

Given the side length of the cube, s = 5m

Volume of a cube is the amount of space contained inside the cube and it is given by the formula:

Volume of a cube, V = s3

Therefore volume of the given cube, V = (5m)3

This gives: Volume, V = 125m3

Therefore the volume of a cube whose side measures 5m is 125m3

Example 2: Calculate the volume of the cube whose side length measures 11m?

Given the side length of the cube, s = 11m

Volume of a cube is the amount of space contained inside the cube and it is given by the formula:

Volume of a cube, V = s3

Therefore volume of the given cube, V = (11m)3

This gives: Volume, V = 1331m3

Therefore the volume of a cube whose side measures 11m is 1331m3