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.

Base Dimensions
Building Dimensions

Act 3


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

Common Core Standards
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.
solve problems involving the volume of rectangular prisms, triangular prisms, rectangular pyramids, and triangular pyramids


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