# Counting cubes (Part 1)

## Lesson details

### Key learning points

1. In this lesson, we will explore different strategies to count the number of cubes a solid shape is made from.

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## Starter quiz

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### 3 Questions

Q1.
Every net of a prism must have at least one rectangle. True or false?
False
Q2.
What would the mathematical name of this 3-D shape be?
Pentagon
Pentagonal Pyramid
Pentathlon
Q3.
Which image shows an accurate net of this rectangular prism?
Option 1
Option 2
Option 3

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### 6 Questions

Q1.
How many cubes were used to create this solid shape?
10
7
8
Q2.
How many cubes were used to create this solid shape?
10
7
9
Q3.
This solid shape is formed from two copies of the previous question. How many cubes have been used to create this solid shape?
11
14
18
Q4.
How many cubes were used to create this solid shape?
12
5
8
9
Q5.
How many cubes were used to create this solid cuboid?
12
20
8
Q6.
How many cubes were used to create this cuboid?
24
48
57