Cubic Centimeter is a standard metric unit used to measure the volume.

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Cubic centimeter is denoted as cm^{3} or cu cmM
1 liter = 1,000 cubic cm.

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Example of Cubic Centimeter

There are 8 cubes in the above figure and the volume of each cube is 1 cubic cm. So, the volume of the figure is 8 cubic cm, as Volume of the shape = number of units × volume of each unit.

The volume of the cube V = length × width × height
= 1 cm × 1 cm × 1 cm
= 1 cubic cm

Solved Example on Cubic Centimeter

Ques: Determine the volume of the solid shown in the figure.

Choices:

A. 6 cubic cm
B. 7 cubic cm
C. 8 cubic cm
D. 4 cubic cm
Correct Answer: C

Solution:

Step 1: Volume of the shape = number of units × volume of each unit
Step 2: = 8 × 1 cubic cm = 8 cubic cm
Step 3: So, the volume of the solid shown in the figure is 8 cubic cm.