Revising Problems with Similar Shapes

Revising Problems with Similar Shapes
Revising Problems with Similar Shapes

              Revising Problems with Similar Shapes

              Students revise how to calculate unknown lengths, areas and volumes of mathematically similar shapes.  Later, as learning progresses they connect this to the volume of cones and spheres.
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