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# Volume word problems — Basic example

Watch Sal work through a basic Volume word problem.

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• what is the formula of volume?
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• When the value of pi is not given in the question, what should we take the value as? Should we take it as 3.14, or 22/7 or something else? Please help!
• Pi exactly. Most calculators have a pi button, if not use 22/7
• At Sal used a calculator, how does he know which problems he should use a calculator in?
• In the SAT there are two distinct sub-sections of the math section: without calculator and with calculator. Depending on the section you're doing, you'd know while doing the exam whether or not you're allowed a calculator. When Sal does the example problems he doesn't always tell us, unfortunately, but when doing questions in the SAT practice on KA you know by looking next to the "Question _ of _." There's either a calculator icon or a calculator icon with a slash across it to tell you.
• Will the formulas be given to us?
• Yes, a formula sheet will always be found in the booklet
• At , he multiplied the 3 by the 4/3 only. Instead, of multiplying it by the whole expression. Isn't that wrong?
• 3.142857142
• How can I get maximum question of related topics?