# Finding the Surface Area of Cubes and Cuboids

In this lesson, students will calculate the surface area of cubes and cuboids. We will introduce the appropriate formulae for these calculations and practise determining which measures within a diagram will be appropriate to use in our formulae.

Quiz:

# Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Calculate the volume of the triangular prism.

1/4

Q2.Calculate the volume of the triangular prism.

2/4

Q3.The volume of the triangular prism is 168 cm³. What is the length labelled y?

3/4

Q4.Calculate the volume of the triangular prism.

4/4

Quiz:

# Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Calculate the volume of the triangular prism.

1/4

Q2.Calculate the volume of the triangular prism.

2/4

Q3.The volume of the triangular prism is 168 cm³. What is the length labelled y?

3/4

Q4.Calculate the volume of the triangular prism.

4/4

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# Worksheet

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Quiz:

# Finding the Surface Area of Cubes and Cuboids

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.Calculate the surface area of the cube.

1/4

Q2.Calculate the surface area of the cuboid.

2/4

Q3.The surface area of a cube is 96 cm². What is the length of the cube?

3/4

Q4.The surface area of the cuboid is 158 cm². Find the length of y.

4/4

Quiz:

# Finding the Surface Area of Cubes and Cuboids

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.Calculate the surface area of the cube.

1/4

Q2.Calculate the surface area of the cuboid.

2/4

Q3.The surface area of a cube is 96 cm². What is the length of the cube?

3/4

Q4.The surface area of the cuboid is 158 cm². Find the length of y.

4/4

# Lesson summary: Finding the Surface Area of Cubes and Cuboids

## Time to move!

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