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This resource looks at the effect changing a dimension of a box has on the volume and surface area of the box. Students use algebra for this investigation but it can also be used to look at the units of measurement used.

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Year level(s) Year 8
Audience Teacher
Purpose Teaching resource
Format Web page
Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches Mathematics investigation
Keywords Prism, Volume, Area, Dimension, Rectangular

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 area and perimeter of irregular and composite shapes using appropriate units

Numeracy progression Understanding units of measurement (P9)

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ReSolve: Maths by Inquiry


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