Similar Shape Volumes

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More power to you if you can calculate volumes. Viewers of an informative YouTube video learn about the volumes of similar three-dimensional figures. They see how figures with sides that have a scale factor of n have volumes with a scale factor of n to the third power.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Use the video as part of an intervention strategy
Classroom Considerations

  • Pupils should have knowledge of the relationships between the sides and areas of similar figures
  • Learners studying for the GCSE are the intended audience
Pros

  • Explanations are thorough
  • Provides a worksheet with additional problems
Cons

  • Video quality is poor
Common Core