Posted by **Gina** on Wednesday, July 24, 2013 at 2:05pm.

I need to do a project to figure capacity volume of a stationary cabinet with three shelves. I am confused about how to figure this with the shelves.

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**Steve**, Wednesday, July 24, 2013 at 5:34pm
consider each shelf as a small solid with width and depth and thickness. Then you can figure its volume and subtract it from the inside volume of the station**e**ry cabinet.

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**Gina**, Wednesday, July 24, 2013 at 8:32pm
Is capacity done the same way? I am confused about the difference between Volume and capacity. Thanks so much for your help!

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**Steve**, Thursday, July 25, 2013 at 4:06am
volume is the same as capacity.

"capacity volume" is redundant

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