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# C1 optimisation - formulas for volume and surface area Watch

1. Can anyone do me a favour and give us a list of formulas for the volume and surface are of shapes that we could be asked about? I don't find optimisation particularly difficult, but i struggle knowing what the volume and area of certain shapes, like I was doing a past paper and I had to work out the dimensions of a prism. I had to google how to work out the volume and area. Any help will be appreciated.
2. (Original post by _Tyrion)
Can anyone do me a favour and give us a list of formulas for the volume and surface are of shapes that we could be asked about? I don't find optimisation particularly difficult, but i struggle knowing what the volume and area of certain shapes, like I was doing a past paper and I had to work out the dimensions of a prism. I had to google how to work out the volume and area. Any help will be appreciated.
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3. Thanks, but I mean formulas for shapes that could come in optimisation questions like volume of a cylinder, area of a prism etc.
4. (Original post by _Tyrion)
Thanks, but I mean formulas for shapes that could come in optimisation questions like volume of a cylinder, area of a prism etc.
Ah, sorry - no I don't have those, but I think you've listed pretty much all the non-standard ones down.

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