Students learn how to calculate the total surface area and volume of cuboids, prisms and convergent shapes. Throughout the topic students develop their algebraic notation, and application of Pythagoras’ Theorem to aid their problem solving skills. This topic takes place in Year 11 Term 2 for Foundation students and Year 10 Term 5 at higher level.
How to introduce the sin, cos and tan trigonometric identities.
How to teach calculating the original amount after a percentage change.
The importance of the range when comparing comparing datasets.