In this lesson, Mr. Perez teaches how to find volume using rectangular prisms. By breaking down a shape into separate rectangular solids, one can determine the dimensions for each solid and then add them up to get the total volume. The formula for volume is length times width times height, and the dimensions are given in inches cubed or cubic inches. Students are encouraged to keep up with their homework and not fall behind in class.
Volume of shapes are found by splitting them up into rectangular prisms or boxes.
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