Swimming Pool I

This Swimming Pool I assessment also includes:

Take a dive into a three-dimensional task. Given a specific surface area, individuals must maximize the volume of a cylindrical swimming pool. They combine their understanding of surface area and volume to create a cubic function that models the possible volume of the pool.

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CCSS: Adaptable
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Instructional Ideas

  • Use as a performance task during a unit on surface area and volume
  • Encourage pupils to use multiple representations such as table and graphs
Classroom Considerations

  • Requires proficiency with calculating surface area and volume of a cylinder

  • Provides a worked-out solution guide
  • Combines several concepts in a single task

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