Surface area introduction

In this lesson you will be introduced to surface area.

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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 formula works out the volume of a prism?

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Q2.What is the volume of this shape?

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Q3.The perpendicular height to the 6cm base is 8cm. Which calculation would correctly give you the volume of this prism?

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Q4.Work out the volume of this triangular prism.

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Q5.Work out the volume of this cylinder.

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Q6.This cuboid has a volume of 45 cubic centimetres. What is the missing height?

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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:

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 formula works out the volume of a prism?

1/6

Q2.What is the volume of this shape?

2/6

Q3.The perpendicular height to the 6cm base is 8cm. Which calculation would correctly give you the volume of this prism?

3/6

Q4.Work out the volume of this triangular prism.

4/6

Q5.Work out the volume of this cylinder.

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Q6.This cuboid has a volume of 45 cubic centimetres. What is the missing height?

6/6

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Quiz:

Introduction to Surface Area

Have a go at the questions below.

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?

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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:

Introduction to Surface Area

Have a go at the questions below.

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

Lesson summary: Surface area introduction

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