Lesson details

Key learning points

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

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5 Questions

Q1.
Which statement is true?
Correct answer: Area and surface area have the same units
Area and surface area always have different units
Q2.
This shape was made with 1 centimetre unit cubes. What is the surface area of this shape?
An image in a quiz
20 centimetres squared
32 centimetres squared
36 centimetres squared
Correct answer: 40 centimetres squared
A different number
Q3.
This shape was made with 1 centimetre unit cubes. What is the surface area of this shape?
An image in a quiz
15 centimetres squared
Correct answer: 34 centimetres squared
36 centimetres squared
8 centimetres squared
A different number
Q4.
This shape was made with 1 centimetre unit cubes. What is the surface area of this shape?
An image in a quiz
16 centimetres squared
27 centimetres squared
33 centimetres squared
34 centimetres squared
Correct answer: A different number
Q5.
What is the maximum surface area of combining 10 of these 1cm unit cubes together?
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10 cubic centimetres
22 unit centimetres
Correct answer: 42 unit centimetres
46 unit centimetres
A different number

5 Questions

Q1.
What is the best mathematical definition of a conjecture?
A fact
A proof
A statement that is always true
Correct answer: A statement which we think is true but is not yet proven
Q2.
What is the surface area of this 1cm unit cube?
An image in a quiz
3 centimetres squared
4 centimetres squared
Correct answer: 6 centimetres squared
8 centimetres squared
Q3.
Two 1cm unit cubes have been combined to form the solid shape below. What is the surface area?
An image in a quiz
Correct answer: 10 centimetres squared
12 centimetres squared
18 centimetres squared
6 centimetres squared
Q4.
The pattern is continued so that we have 3 unit cubes stuck together as a stick. What is the surface area?
An image in a quiz
Correct answer: 14 centimetres squared
18 centimetres squared
20 centimetres squared
7 centimetres squared
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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4 x 13 - 2
Correct answer: 4 x 13 + 2
6 x 13
6 x 13 -2