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PDROM 2.1: Volume of Prisms and Cylinders
Students review formulas for the the area of various polygons. In pairs students match strips of shapes with formula and nets. They complete practice problems.
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Math 7: Volume of Prisms and Cylinders
The first page provides formulas for the volume of rectangular and triangular prisms, while the second explains the formula for the volume of a cylinder. A practice worksheet follows on which geometers practice calculating volume for...
6th - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Volume of Rectangular Prisms with Fractional Side Lengths
How much carpet goes on the floor and how much space will be available for storage in a game closet that they help design? With this task, collaborators use formulas for area and volume. They also complete a Venn diagram comparing these...
5th - 7th Math CCSS: Designed
Comparing Volumes of Cereal Boxes
Explore the deceptive world of food packaging with this fun math activity. Using prior knowledge about measuring the volume of three-dimensional figures, young mathematicians determine the difference between the volume of cereal boxes...
4th - 7th Math CCSS: Adaptable
The Volume of Prisms and Cylinders and Cavalieri’s Principle
Young mathematicians examine area of different figures with the same cross-sectional lengths and work up to volumes of 3D figures with the same cross-sectional areas. The instruction and the exercises stress that the two figures do not...
9th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed