Package Pile

Question

Amanda, Curtis, Driscoll, Lori, and Trevor each filled a different box of classroom supplies to store for the vacation. They have piled them into a stack 43 inches high.

  • The volume of Lori's box is the least.
  • Driscoll's box has the greatest volume.
  • The volume of Amanda's box is less than the volume of Trevor's box.
  • The volume of the box Curtis filled is greater than the volume of Trevor's box.

The table below shows the measurements of each of the five boxes.

Box 1 Box 2 Box 3 Box 4 Box 5
l = 15 in.
w = 11 in.
h = 9 in.
l = 15 in.
w = 12 in.
h = ?
l = 18 in.
w = 13 in.
h = 10 in.
l = 13 in.
w = 12 in.
h = 9 in.
l = 17 in.
w = 12 in.
h = 7 in.

Match the person with the volume of the box he or she filled.



Houghton Mifflin Math Grade 5