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.
My experience as a Head of Mathematics going through the deep dive OFSTED inspection.
How to use ratios and proportional reasoning as a model for finding the original amount after a percentage change.
To find the area of compound shapes students need to understand what the word compound means.