Surface area of cuboids

In this lesson you will learn how to find the surface area of cuboids.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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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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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.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

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Surface Area of Cuboids

Well done for completing the lesson. Time to show off what you have learnt!

Q1.This net has been drawn on a centimetre grid. What is the surface area of this cuboid?

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Q2.This cuboid is formed by 1cm unit cubes. What is the surface area of this shape?

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Q3.Xavier says to find the surface area of a cuboid you can find the area of the front, side and base, add them together and double it. Do you agree?

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Q4.Find the surface area of a cube with edges of length 2m

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Q5.Find the surface area of a 1.5m x 2m x 6m cuboid

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Q6.A cube has a volume of 125 cubic centimetres. What is 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 of Cuboids

Well done for completing the lesson. Time to show off what you have learnt!

Q1.This net has been drawn on a centimetre grid. What is the surface area of this cuboid?

1/6

Q2.This cuboid is formed by 1cm unit cubes. What is the surface area of this shape?

2/6

Q3.Xavier says to find the surface area of a cuboid you can find the area of the front, side and base, add them together and double it. Do you agree?

3/6

Q4.Find the surface area of a cube with edges of length 2m

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Q5.Find the surface area of a 1.5m x 2m x 6m cuboid

5/6

Q6.A cube has a volume of 125 cubic centimetres. What is the surface area?

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Lesson summary: Surface area of cuboids

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