Unit 3, Lesson 3# Shapes and Volume: Lesson 3 (Volume of Three-Dimensional Figures)

Match Fishtank 50 min(s)

In this lesson, students will find the volume of a rectangular prism by thinking about their layers, applying the given formula. Look for and make use of the structure of rectangular prisms to find their volume by counting the number of cubes in a layer and the number of layers. Look for and make use of structure to understand that rectangular prisms can be decomposed into layers in different ways. Calculate the volume of a pictured rectangular prism using the given formula.