• Lightbulb Students will be using the modeling they did related to modeling area formulas and decomposing and rearranging parts of shapes to now writing equations for solving for area and volume of shapes. In order to do this, students must understand the formulas and what they represent. Measurements students are given can be any positive rational number, therefore, they need to practice with a variety of whole numbers, decimals, and, fractions in order to understand this concept.


  • Johnny needs to determine the volume of the new fish tank his family bought for their house. The tank and measurements are shown below.

    rectangular prism measured 10 in, 18 in, and 6 in

    What is an equation that Johnny could use to determine the volume of his fish tank? Justify your thinking.

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