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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.)

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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
Solve problems involving the volume and surface area of right prisms and cylinders using appropriate units

Numeracy progression Understanding units of measurement (P9)

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