Maximizing Volume with Solids and Nets

classroom-ready activities

View More View Less

This month's activity explores rectangular prisms (e.g., cereal boxes) to ascertain why it is such a popular shape. An activity sheet is included.


Edited by S. Asli Özgün-Koca,, Wayne State University, Detroit. Readers are encouraged to submit manuscripts through

Contributor Notes

Victoria L. Miles,, is the mathematics department chair at Middleborough High School in Middleborough, Massachusetts. She enjoys writing standards-based curriculum and assessments. Her favorite math topics are geometry, problem solving, and recreational mathematics, and she is interested in helping students appreciate the relevance of mathematics in their lives.

(Corresponding author is Miles
Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School


All Time Past Year Past 30 Days
Abstract Views 28 28 2
Full Text Views 3 3 0
PDF Downloads 13 13 0
EPUB Downloads 0 0 0