T4T Gr 5 C2 Task- Cabinet Space

This task is from Tools 4 NC Teachers. Students determine the volume of joined, non-overlapping rectangular prisms. This is remixable.

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Adam wants to stock up on his favorite snack.  He has an empty cabinet around the top of his refrigerator. 

He wants to find the volume of the entire cabinet to decide how many

boxes of his favorite snack he can buy.  The diagram below shows the dimensions of Adam’s cabinet.

What is the volume of the empty cabinet around Adam’s refrigerator?

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