Happy Meals

3 Act Math

Act 1


1. How many Happy Meal boxes can fit inside the McDonald’s?
2. Write down a guess.


Act 2

3. What information would be useful to figure this out?
4. Write down some questions you have in your head right now.

Height
Base Dimensions
Building Dimensions

Act 3


Sequel

5. Do you agree with the results? Make an argument for why your calculation methods were better.


Common Core Standards
7.G.B.6
Solve real-world and mathematical problems involving area, volume and surface area of two- and three-dimensional objects composed of triangles, quadrilaterals, polygons, cubes, and right prisms.
TEKS
7.9(A)
solve problems involving the volume of rectangular prisms, triangular prisms, rectangular pyramids, and triangular pyramids

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