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for our instructable we are making the doritos bag smaller so that we use less plastic
2 doritos bag 1 ruler 1 pair of scissors 1 stapler 1 calculator (optional)
without popping the 1st bag form the doritos bag into a rectangular prism get the ruler and measure the bag sides (height, length and width)
to find the volume you have to take the measurements and plug them into this equations (length*width*height)
to measure the surface area you have to open the first bag and dump the doritos out now you open the bottom it should now kinda look like ...
to find the surface area use the measurements and plug them into this equation (length*height)
get the second bag and cut the bag short ways so that there is about a centimeter now you have to get the stapeler and staple the bag ...
follow steps 2-5 on the smaller bag
you can now compare the diffrence of the measurements of the origanal bag and the small bag
the volume we got for our regular bag was 46.79 in cubed the surface area we got for the regular bag was 99.1875 in squared the volume for ...
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