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Volume of a pyramid and a cone
A proof of the formula for the volume of a pyramid and a cone using the ancient Chinese Yangma.
|Year level(s)||Year 10|
|Purpose||Teaching resource, Student task|
|Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches||Explicit teaching|
|Keywords||Area, Cylinder, Box, Solid, Net, Volume, Surface area|
|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 surface area and volume of composite objects using appropriate units
Understanding geometric properties (P7)
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