Surface area conjectures

In this lesson, we will explore patterns related to surface area and form conjectures based on your findings.

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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.Which statement is true?

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Q2.This shape was made with 1 centimetre unit cubes. What is the surface area of this shape?

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Q3.This shape was made with 1 centimetre unit cubes. What is the surface area of this shape?

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Q4.This shape was made with 1 centimetre unit cubes. What is the surface area of this shape?

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Q5.What is the maximum surface area of combining 10 of these 1cm unit cubes together?

5/5

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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.Which statement is true?

1/5

Q2.This shape was made with 1 centimetre unit cubes. What is the surface area of this shape?

2/5

Q3.This shape was made with 1 centimetre unit cubes. What is the surface area of this shape?

3/5

Q4.This shape was made with 1 centimetre unit cubes. What is the surface area of this shape?

4/5

Q5.What is the maximum surface area of combining 10 of these 1cm unit cubes together?

5/5

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Quiz:

Surface Area Conjectures

Time to show off what you have learnt!

Q1.What is the best mathematical definition of a conjecture?

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Q2.What is the surface area of this 1cm unit cube?

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Q3.Two 1cm unit cubes have been combined to form the solid shape below. What is the surface area?

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Q4.The pattern is continued so that we have 3 unit cubes stuck together as a stick. What is the surface area?

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Q5.The pattern is continued so that we have 13 unit cubes stuck together as a stick. Which calculation successfully works out the surface area?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Surface Area Conjectures

Time to show off what you have learnt!

Q1.What is the best mathematical definition of a conjecture?

1/5

Q2.What is the surface area of this 1cm unit cube?

2/5

Q3.Two 1cm unit cubes have been combined to form the solid shape below. What is the surface area?

3/5

Q4.The pattern is continued so that we have 3 unit cubes stuck together as a stick. What is the surface area?

4/5

Q5.The pattern is continued so that we have 13 unit cubes stuck together as a stick. Which calculation successfully works out the surface area?

5/5

Lesson summary: Surface area conjectures

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