5.1 Encontremos volúmenes

Unit Goals

  • Students find the volume of right rectangular prisms and solid figures composed of two right rectangular prisms.

Section A Goals

  • Describe volume as the space taken up by a solid object.
  • Measure the volume of a rectangular prism by finding the number of unit cubes needed to fill it.
  • Use the layered structure in a rectangular prism to find volume.

Section B Goals

  • Describe the calculations from the previous section as $\text{length} \times \text{width} \times \text{height}$ or $\text{area of the base} \times \text{height}$.
  • Find volume using $\text{length} \times \text{width} \times \text{height}$ or $\text{area of the base} \times \text{height}$.

Section C Goals

  • Find the volume of a figure composed of rectangular prisms.
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