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# How do you find the volume of a container?

## Answer

###### Wiki User

###### May 14, 2016 4:35AM

It depends on the shape of the container. For example: the volume of a container that is shaped like a cube (or a cuboid) would be calculated by simply multiplying the length, width, and height of the container together. For a cylinder, you would use the formula: pi × radius^2 × height.

###### Wiki User

###### July 13, 2015 1:59PM

Fill it with water. Then carefully pour all the water into a graduate container and read off the volume form the markings on the latter.

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