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# CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.5.MD.3

### Description

Recognize volume as an attribute of solid figures and understand concepts of volume measurement. -- a. A cube with side length 1 unit, called a “unit cube,” is said to have “one cubic unit” of volume, and can be used to measure volume. -- b. A solid figure which can be packed without gaps or overlaps using n unit cubes is said to have a volume of n cubic units.

## Everyday Math Unit 1: Area and Volume

In this unit, students build on their prior work with area and explore ways to find the area of rectangles with fractional side lengths. Students also learn about volume as an attribute of solid figures. Using improvised units, they explore volume and build toward using cubic units and volume formulas.

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