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Demonstrate how a rectangular prism can be carefully filled without gaps or overlaps using the same size unit cubes and then use this model to determine its volume.


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General Information

Subject(s): Mathematics
Grade Level(s): 5
Intended Audience: Students
Keywords: Volume, K-5 Mathematics
Instructional Component Type(s): Original Student Tutorial
Resource Collection: Original Student Tutorials Mathematics - Grades K-5

Aligned Standards

Name Description
MAFS.5.MD.3.3: Recognize volume as an attribute of solid figures and understand concepts of volume measurement.
  1. A cube with side length 1 unit, called a “unit cube,” is said to have “one cubic unit” of volume, and can be used to measure volume.
  2. A solid figure which can be packed without gaps or overlaps using n unit cubes is said to have a volume of n cubic units.

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