Linking Length, Perimeter, Area, and Volume


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This sequence of four lessons is designed to help students to understand ratio, proportion, scale factor, and similarity. Using online activities, they compare the perimeter and area ratios of similar rectangles with various scale factors; work with scale factor and surface area of various rectangular prisms; explore the relationship between the volume of two similar rectangular prisms; and examine the connection between the surface area of two similar rectangular prisms. All instructions, needed links, and activity sheets are provided. Less

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    Topics and Grades

    Grade: PS/Pre-K to 12

    Topics: Mathematics, Area & Volume, Measurement & Tools, Measurement & Geometry, Rates and Proportions, Number Sense

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    Tool for: Students