5-6: TEKS Practice

  • 1. You baked brownies for a friend and are going to put them in the given canister as a gift.

    A rectangular prism of length 6 in., width 5 in. and height 11 in.

    • a. Find the volume of the canister to find the amount of brownies you can fit in it.

    • b. Find the surface area of the canister to find the amount of decorative wrap you need to wrap the canister.

  • 2. You plan to build a step stool with two steps as shown. How many square inches of wood do you need to build this step stool?

    A prism with L-shaped bases.

  • 3. Think About the Process You are going to wrap the block in paper for a project.

    A square pyramid of base side length 14 cm and slant height 15 cm positioned on top of a rectangular prism with the same-size base as the pyramid and height 16 cm.

    • a. How can you find the amount of paper you will need to wrap the block?

      • A. Find the difference of the surface area and the volume of the block.

      • B. Find the surface area and volume of the block.

      • C. Find the surface area of the block.

      • D. Find the volume of the block.

    • b. How much paper do you need to wrap the block?

  • 4. You are using wood to build an open-topped sandbox in the shape of a right rectangular prism.

    A rectangular prism of length 6 ft, width 4 ft, and height 2 ft.

    • a. Find the volume of the sandbox to find the amount of sand needed to fill the sandbox.

    • b. Find the surface area of the sandbox to find the amount of wood needed to build the sandbox.

  • 5. You are building a shed using the exact measurements shown.

    A shed with a rectangular base of length 16.1 ft and width 11.4 ft and walls of height 14.9 ft. The peak of the roof is a height of 4.9 ft above the top of the walls. The roof is 6.4 ft from the peak to the top of the wall.

    • a. Estimate the amount of wood you will need to build the shed by rounding each value to the nearest whole number.

    • b. Find the exact amount of wood you will need to build the shed.


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Digits, Grade 7, Volume 1, Homework Helper Unit A: Number and Operations Unit B: Expressions, Equations, and Relationships Unit C: Measurement and Geometry Unit D: Proportionality English/Spanish Glossary Formulas Math Symbols Formulas Measures Properties