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Finding the volume and surface area of a cylinder
This resource describes how the formulas for the surface area and volume of a cylinder are derived, shows a worked example and sets a couple of problems for students to work through. (Note: imperial units of measurement are used in examples and should be adapted for students.)
Additional details 

Year level(s)  Year 9 

Audience  Teacher 
Purpose  Teaching resource 
Format  Web page 
Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches  Explicit teaching 
Keywords  Surface area, Volume, Circumference, Pi, Radius, Diameter, Circle, Net, Cylinder 
Curriculum alignment 

Curriculum connections  Critical and creative thinking, Numeracy 
Strand and focus  Measurement 
Topics  Area, volume and surface area 
AC: Mathematics (V9.0) content descriptions 
AC9M9M01
Solve problems involving the volume and surface area of right prisms and cylinders using appropriate units 
Numeracy progression 
Understanding units of measurement (P9)

Copyright details 

Organisation  Lumen Learning 
Copyright  © Lumen Learning. Creative Commons BY 4.0. 
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