Volume of Similar Shapes and Volume Scale Factor

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Similar Volumes
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Volume of Similar Shapes and Volume Scale Factor

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Volume of Similar Shapes and Volume Scale Factor

Students learn how to calculate the volume scale factor from similar solids to calculate a capacity. As learning progresses they are challenged to find the length and area ratios using the volume scale factor.
Differentiated Learning Objectives
  • All students should be able to calculate the volume scale factor given two corresponding lengths in similar solids.
  • Most students should be able to derive and apply the volume scale factor to calculate unknown volumes in similar solids
  • Some students should be able to derive and apply the volume and length scale factors to calculate unknown measurements in solid shapes.
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