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Use this task for the purpose of assessment as students investigate the optimal cross-section for a gutter maximising the volume of water that can be drained. Students develop their own mathematical investigation to record data and solve the problem.
|Year level(s)||Year 10|
|Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches||Feedback|
|Keywords||Maths investigations, Real world application, Objects, Cross section|
|Strand and focus||Measurement|
|Topics||Area, volume and surface area|
|AC: Mathematics (V9.0) content descriptions||
Solve problems involving the surface area and volume of composite objects using appropriate units
Understanding geometric properties (P7)
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