Boxing It Up

Students construct a box with maximum volume.  In this constructing a box with maximum volume activity, students use a piece of copier paper to build a box with maximum volume.  Students apply their knowledge of related rates to find the max. volume.  Students use the derivatives of the surface area and volume formulas to find the max volume of the box.

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Resource Details

Grade
11th - 12th
Subjects
Math
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
45 mins
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Technology
Calculator
Year
2001
Usage Permissions
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