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Cuboid challenge poster
Students make an open box from a 20 cm by 20 cm piece of card by cutting out four squares and folding the flaps. They are then challenged to calculate the largest volume of the box.
|Year level(s)||Year 8|
|Purpose||Student task, Home practice tasks|
|Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches||Mathematics investigation|
|Strand and focus||Measurement|
|Topics||Shapes and objects|
|AC: Mathematics (V9.0) content descriptions||
Solve problems involving the volume and capacity of right prisms using appropriate units
Understanding units of measurement (P9)
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