Updated: Dec 10, 2022
This post explains and give practice opportunities related to TEKS 5.6B:
determine the volume of a rectangular prism with whole number side lengths in problems related to the number of layers times the number of unit cubes in the area of the base
Students learn to calculate volume by thinking of layers within a rectangular prism.
Between 2016 and 2022, this supporting standard has been tested 4 times on the STAAR test. Videos explaining each problem can be found below. If you'd rather take a quiz over these questions, click here. The videos below are linked to the questions in the quiz as answer explanations after the quiz is submitted.
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