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6th Grade Math - Area and Volume

Updated: Apr 24

This post explains and gives practice opportunities related to TEKS 6.8D:

determine solutions for problems involving the area of rectangles, parallelograms, trapezoids, and triangles and volume of right rectangular prisms where dimensions are positive rational numbers


You can find the volume of a rectangular prism using two different formulas.

Students also think flexibly about finding the area of polygons.


STAAR Practice

Between 2016 and 2023 (including redesign practice), this readiness standard has been tested 14 times on the STAAR test. Videos explaining the problems 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.


To view all the posts in this 6th grade TEKS review series, click here.

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