A rectangular prism has a cylindrical hole removed, as shown at right.
If the length of the radius of the cylindrical hole is
cm, what is the volume of the solid?
Volume of cube − volume of cylinder = volume of solid.
Volume of cylinder
Volume of a cube
Volume of cube − volume of cylinder
What could this geometric figure represent? That is, if it were a model for something that exists in the world, what might it be? Also, how might you change it to make it a better model?