# Volume Of A Rectangular Prism (Word Problems) Problems

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### #1 of 7:Mild

Volume of a rectangular prism (word problems)

<p>The Gunther family is using a small shipping pod to store some of their furniture while they get new carpet. The pod has the dimensions shown in the diagram. </p><p>How much storage does the pod have?</br><highlight data-color="#666" data-style="italic">Write your answer as a whole number, simplified fraction, or exact decimal.</highlight></p></p><RectangularPrism3D data-props='{ "rectangle_base": 8, "prism_height": 8, "prism_length": 7.5, "height_oriantation_right": true, "rotate_y_axis": 0.2, "rotate_x_axis": 0.02, "interactive": false, "faces": [ { "id": 1, "position": "front", "color": "orange", "opacity": 0 }, { "id": 2, "position": "back", "opacity": 0, "color": "orange" }, { "id": 3, "position": "left", "opacity": 0, "color": "blue" }, { "id": 4, "position": "right", "opacity": 0, "color": "blue" }, { "id": 6, "position": "top", "opacity": 0, "color": "blue" }, { "id": 5, "position": "bottom", "color": "blue", "opacity": 0 } ], "edges": [ { "id": 1, "face": "front", "position": "left", "color": "#080808", "label": "" }, { "id": 2, "face": "front", "position": "right", "color": "#080808", "label": " " }, { "id": 3, "face": "front", "position": "bottom", "color": "#080808", "label": "8 ft" }, { "id": 4, "face": "front", "position": "top", "color": "#080808", "label": " " }, { "id": 5, "face": "back", "position": "left", "color": "#080808", "label": " " }, { "id": 6, "face": "back", "position": "right", "color": "#080808", "label": "8 ft" }, { "id": 7, "face": "back", "position": "bottom", "color": "#080808", "label": " " }, { "id": 8, "face": "back", "position": "top", "color": "#080808", "label": " " }, { "id": 9, "face": "right", "position": "top", "color": "#080808", "label": " " }, { "id": 10, "face": "right", "position": "bottom", "color": "#080808", "label": "7.5 ft" }, { "id": 11, "face": "left", "position": "bottom", "color": "black", "label": " " }, { "id": 12, "face": "left", "position": "top", "color": "black", "label": " " } ], "unit": "in", "show_default_labels": false, "animation_delay": 0, "animation_duration": 0, "animation_sequences": [], "show_animation": false, "height_offset_y": 0.2, "zoom": 1}'></RectangularPrism3D>

### #2 of 7:Medium

Volume of a rectangular prism (word problems)

<p>Shipping containers filled with imported products are stored in a shipping yard after being off-loaded from a ship. One area of the shipping yard is filled with containers that are `40` feet long, `8` feet wide, and have a height of `8.5` feet. </p><p>What is the storage capacity of each shipping container?</br><highlight data-color="#666" data-style="italic">Write your answer as a whole number, simplified fraction, or exact decimal.</highlight></p>

### #3 of 7:Medium

Volume of a rectangular prism (word problems)

<p>Amelia set up a new aquarium in her room. The tank is `45.5` inches long and `13` inches wide. She filled the tank so the water is `21.5` inches deep. </p><p>How much water is in the tank?</br><highlight data-color="#666" data-style="italic">Write your answer as a whole number, simplified fraction, or exact decimal.</highlight></p>

### #4 of 7:Medium

Volume of a rectangular prism (word problems)

<p>A new sandbox is being added to a city park. The sandbox will be `15` feet long, `10` feet wide, and filled with sand to a depth of `8.5` inches. </p><p>How much sand will be in the sandbox?</br><highlight data-color="#666" data-style="italic">Write your answer as a whole number, simplified fraction, or exact decimal.</highlight></p>

### #5 of 7:Spicy

Volume of a rectangular prism (word problems)

<p>Amy bought a new reptile tank for her snake, Severus. The tank is `47` inches long, `17 1/2` inches wide, and `23 1/2` inches tall. </p><p>How much space is inside Severus's new tank? </br><highlight data-color="#666" data-style="italic">Write your answer as a whole number, simplified fraction, or exact decimal.</highlight></p>

### #6 of 7:Spicy

Volume of a rectangular prism (word problems)

<p>Ricardo is using a rectangular prism mold to create snow blocks for building an igloo. The snow block mold is `4 3/4` inches tall, `9 1/2` inches long, and `3 1/2` inches wide. </p><p>How much snow is used for each snow block?</br><highlight data-color="#666" data-style="italic">Write your answer as a whole number, simplified fraction, or exact decimal.</highlight></p>

### #7 of 7:Spicy

Volume of a rectangular prism (word problems)

<p>Spencer is wondering whether there is more gum in a long skinny piece of gum or in a shorter thicker piece. He measures the shorter thicker piece first so he can compare. The thicker piece has a length of `4.5` cm, a width of `1.2` cm and a height of `0.3` cm. </p><p>How much gum is in the piece Spencer measured?</br><highlight data-color="#666" data-style="italic">Write your answer as a whole number, simplified fraction, or exact decimal.</highlight></p>

Volume of a rectangular prism is an essential concept in geometry that involves the calculation of the amount of space occupied by a three-dimensional object. In order to solve word problems involving the volume of a rectangular prism 6th graders should know that the volume of a rec...

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