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Volume in the Real World




 

Video Solutions to help grade 6 students learn that volume is additive and apply volume formulas to determine the volume of composite solid figures in real-world contexts.
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New York State Common Core Math Module 5, Grade 6, Lesson 14



Lesson 14 Student Outcomes

• Students understand that volume is additive and apply volume formulas to determine the volume of composite solid figures in real-world contexts.
• Students apply volume formulas to find missing volumes and missing dimensions.

Lesson 14 Classwork

Example 1
Part A: The area of the base of a sandbox is 9 1/2 ft2. The volume of the sand box is 7 1/8 ft3. Determine the height of the sand box.
Part B: The sand box was filled with sand, but after kids played, some of the sand spilled out. Now the sand is at a height of 1/2 ft. Determine the volume of the sand.
Example 2
A special order sand box has been created for children to use as an archeological digging area at the zoo. Determine the volume of the sand box.




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