Fish Tank Problem (Volume)

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This task will give your geometry learners practice solving problems using volume formulas of cylinders and prisms as well as make some fish very happy. The task is to submerge a home for the fish in a tank that is a rectangular prism. The fish home is a cylinder with a hole in the middle in the shape of a right square prism. Learners analyze the scenario given and present their findings to the class.

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CCSS: Adaptable
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