This concept teaches students to use ratios between similar solids to solve for missing information.
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Practice Area and Volume of Similar Solids questions
A list of student-submitted discussion questions for Area and Volume of Similar Solids.
To stress understanding of a concept by summarizing the main idea and applying that understanding to create visual aids and generate questions and comments using a Concept Matrix.
To stimulate the critical thinking skills required to assess the validity of statements about the key concept using an Agree/Disagree Table.
With this KWL Chart, reflect on your prior knowledge of a concept, come up with questions you’re curious about, and come up with answers from the reading.
Develop understanding of concepts by studying them in a relational manner. Analyze and refine the concept by summarizing the main idea, creating visual aids, and generating questions and comments using a Four Square Concept Matrix.
This study guide looks at the definitions and postulates of surface area and volume, Cavalieri's principle, and composite solids.