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6th Grade Math - Equations for Area and Volume

Updated: Apr 2

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

write equations that represent problems related to the area of rectangles, parallelograms, trapezoids, and triangles and volume of right rectangular prisms where dimensions are positive rational numbers


Students learn how to find the area of a trapezoid in 6th grade and there's more than one way to write the formula.

Students also recall equations for area and volume for previously learned shapes.


STAAR Practice

Between 2016 and 2022 (including redesign practice), this supporting standard has been tested 7 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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