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What is Volume?

- Volume is the measure of the capacity of a container.
- It is the measure of how much a container of a particular shape will hold - liquids, dry substances, etc.

Cubic Units

- Volume is measured in cubic units.
- Use cubes to fill a rectangular prism such as a box.

1 unit(length)

1 unit(height)

1 unit(width)

One Cubic UnitA unit might be measured in inches, feet, centimeters, etc.

What’s the formula?

The formula for finding the volume of a rectangle is ….

L x W x H = Volume

This means we take the length times the width, then multiply that by the height.

A cereal box has a length of 8 inches, a width of 1.75 inches, and a height of 12.125 inches? How much cereal will the box hold?

Alexia’s bathroom has a tubin the shape of a rectangular prismwith a length of 1.5 meters, a width of0.5 meter, and a height of 0.4 meter.How many cubic feet of water can ithold?

Trailers that travel on the road behind trucks are rectangular prisms. A typical height for the inside of these trailers is 108 inches. If the trailer is 8 ft wide and 20 ft long, what is the volume of the trailer?

An aquarium shaped like rectangular prisms. A typical height for the inside of these trailers is 108 inches. If the trailer is 8 a rectangular prism has a lengthof 120 centimeters, a width of60 centimeters, and a height of100 centimeters. How much wateris needed to fill the aquarium?

A rectangular prism has a length of rectangular prisms. A typical height for the inside of these trailers is 108 inches. If the trailer is 8 2 inches, a height of 5 inches, and a width of 3 inches. What is the volume of this rectangular prism?

One last question:

What would happen to the volume if we multiplied the height by a scale factor of 3?

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