Estimating Volume

Pretest

Match each measurement term with its estimated length. Just type inthe letter of the answer that you think is correct.

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a. a school ruler

b. fingernail

c. a little more than 3 school rulers

d. from your fingernail to the first joint on your finger

5. Estimate the volume of a cereal box by rounding each measurement to
the nearest tens.

The length of the box is 21 cm, the width is 7 cm, and the height is 35cm.

6. Estimate the volume of a carton by rounding each measurement to the
nearest tens.

The length of the box is 12 mm, the width is 17 mm, and the height it 9
mm.

7. Estimate the volume of a grocery bag by rounding each measurement to
the nearest tens.

The length is 59 cm, the width is 32 cm and the length is 37cm.

8. Estimate the volume of a medium sized fish tank,

9. Estimate the volume of a laundry basket.

10. Estimate the volume of a purse.