It is time to get the fish food ready for the marine life rescue missions. Over the last month, Penny’s class has collected fish food in a variety of boxes. In order to ship the food, you are going to help Penny and her classmates. They are going to pack the small cubes of fish food into shipping boxes that are large right rectangular prisms.
Part 1: Find the number of fish food cubes it takes to fill the large shipping box.
Step 1: Determine how many fish food cubes with edges of the foot can be packed along each side of the shipping box.
Step 2: Determine the total number of fish food cubes that will fill the shipping box.
Total number of fish food cubes = _____ × _____ × _____ = __________