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Volume of Rectangular Prisms (Grade 6)





 

Videos and lessons to help Grade 6 students learn how to find the volume of a right rectangular prism with fractional edge lengths by packing it with unit cubes of the appropriate unit fraction edge lengths, and show that the volume is the same as would be found by multiplying the edge lengths of the prism.

Apply the formulas V = l w h and V = b h to find volumes of right rectangular prisms with fractional edge lengths in the context of solving real-world and mathematical problems.

Common Core: 6.G.2

Suggested Learning Targets

  • I can find the volume of prisms with fractional lengths
  • I can apply the formula for volume.
  • I can calculate the volume of a right rectangular prism.
  • I can apply volume formulas for right rectangular prisms to solve real-world and
    mathematical problems involving rectangular prisms with fractional edge lengths.
  • I can model the volume of a right rectangular prism with fractional edge lengths by
    packing it with unit cubes of the appropriate unit fraction edge lengths.

Related Topics:
Common Core for Grade 6

More Lessons for Grade 6


Find the volume of a right rectangular prism with fractional edge lengths --Lesson 1 of 3 (6.G.2)
In this lesson you will learn how to find the volume of a rectangular prism by filling it with unit cubes.

Find the volume of a right rectangular prism with fractional edge lengths --Lesson 2 of 3 (6.G.2)
In this lesson you will learn how to find the volume of a rectangular prism by developing a formula.





Find the volume of a right rectangular prism with fractional edge lengths --Lesson 3 of 3 (6.G.2)
In this lesson you will learn how to find the volume of a rectangular prism with fractional edge lengths by filling it with fractional unit cubes.

Find the volume of a right rectangular prism with fractional edge lengths --Lesson 1 of 2 (6.G.2)
In this lesson you will learn how to identify the parts of three-dimensional figures by locating faces, bases, vertices, edges, and height.



 

Find the volume of a right rectangular prism with fractional edge lengths --Lesson 2 of 2 (6.G.2)
In this lesson you will learn to determine whether to find area, surface area, or volume in a given situation by thinking about what units are needed.

Find the volume of a 3 dimensional figure composed of 2 rectangular prisms - 6.G.2
In this lesson, you will recognize that volume is additive, by finding the volume of a 3-D figure composed of 2 rectangular prisms.




Volume with fractional lengths - 6.G.2
In this video, students will learn to find the volume of right rectangular prisms with fractional lengths. This video relates to Common Core Standard 6.G.2.

Volume Of A Rectangular Prism Composed Of Cubes With Fractional Edge Lengths
This tutorial reviews how to find the volume of a rectangular prism when the dimensions of each cube that makes the rectangular prism have fractional edge lengths.



 

Finding the volume of rectangular prisms with fractional sides.





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