Practice!

Sample Problem

Kate had a rectangular tin measuring 6 in by 7 in by 8 in and was full of apple juice. She poured some of her apple juice into Lily’s rectangular container to fill it up. Lily’s rectangular container had a square base of sides 4 inches and the height was 3 inches. At the end, how much apple juice was left in Kate’s tin?

cubic inches.

                   Kate’s tin                           Lily's container

Solution

The volume of Kate’s tin

6 in × 7 in × 8 in = 336 in3

The volume of Lily’s container

4 in × 4 in × 3 in = 48 in3

Juice left in Kate’s tin:

336 in3 - 48 in3 = 288 in3