T.i.P.S.

Students must be able to use objects and pictorial models to develop the formulas for the volume of a rectangular prism. The cube is included as a rectangular prism.
Example

Based on the models below, explain how one can figure the volume of a rectangular prism and a cube.
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TEKS

5.4 Algebraic reasoning. The student applies mathematical process standards to develop concepts of expressions and equations. The student is expected to:
(G) use concrete objects and pictorial models to develop the formulas for the volume of a rectangular prism, including the special form for a cube (V = l x w x h, V = s x s x s, and V = Bh)