Birthday Gift

3 Act Math

Act 1

1. Will the gift fit in the bag?
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.

Bag Base
Bag Height
Drum Base
Drum Height

Act 3


5. What would happen if the bag’s height was 7 inches?
6. What would happen if the drum’s radius was 6 inches?

Common Core Standards
Solve real-life and mathematical problems involving angle measure, area, surface area, and volume.
solve problems involving the volume of rectangular prisms, triangular prisms, rectangular pyramids, and triangular pyramids


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