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Converting and calculating volume

• Converting and calculating volume
• Course: Mathematics
• Section: Volume
• Outcome: Volume of rectangular prisms
• Activity Type: Printable
• Activity ID: 4589

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United Kingdom – National Curriculum expand/collapse

• KS2.Ma3 – Shape, space and measures
• Knowledge, skills and understanding

• Using and applying shape, space and measures

• KS2.Ma3.1 – Pupils should be taught to:

• Problem solving

• KS2.Ma3.1.b – Select and use appropriate calculation skills to solve geometrical problems

Australia – Australian Curriculum expand/collapse

• Measurement and Geometry
• Using units of measurement

• ACMMG138 – Connect volume and capacity and their units of measurement

• Measurement and Geometry
• Using units of measurement

• ACMMG160 – Calculate volumes of rectangular prisms

New Zealand – National Standards expand/collapse

• 7.GM – Geometry and measurement
• 7.GM.2 – Make simple conversions between units, using whole numbers

• 7.GM.3 – Use side or edge lengths to find the perimeters and areas of rectangles and parallelograms and the volumes of cuboids, given whole-number dimensions

United States – Common Core State Standards expand/collapse

• 6.G – Geometry
• Mathematics

• 6.G.2 – Find the volume of a right rectangular prism with fractional edge lengths by packing it with unit cubes of the appropriate unit fraction edge lengths, and show that the volume is the same as would be found by multiplying the edge lengths of the prism. Apply the formulas V = l w h and V = b h to find volumes of right rectangular prisms with fractional edge lengths in the context of solving real-world and mathematical problems.