Grade 5

Read the Headline Story to the students. You may want to encourage them to organize the information in a table.

What whole-number dimensions would you use to make a rectangular cardboard box with a volume of 24 cu ft using as little cardboard as possible.

- A 2 ft by 3 ft by 4 ft box uses the least amount of cardboard.

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