# 5.1 Finding Volume

## Unit Goals

- Students find the volume of right rectangular prisms and solid figures composed of two right rectangular prisms.

### Section A Goals

- Describe volume as the space taken up by a solid object.
- Measure the volume of a rectangular prism by finding the number of unit cubes needed to fill it.
- Use the layered structure in a rectangular prism to find volume.

### Section B Goals

- Describe the calculations from the previous section as $\text{length} \times \text{width} \times \text{height}$ or $\text{area of the base} \times \text{height}$.
- Find volume using $\text{length} \times \text{width} \times \text{height}$ or $\text{area of the base} \times \text{height}$.

### Section C Goals

- Find the volume of a figure composed of rectangular prisms.