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Mathematics / Year 10 / Measurement

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Curriculum content descriptions

solve problems involving the surface area and volume of composite objects using appropriate units (AC9M10M01)

Elaborations
• determining the volumes and surface areas of composite solids, formed from a range of right prisms and cylinders, by considering the individual solids from which they are constructed
• estimating the surface area and volume of composite objects in practical contexts
• using mathematical modelling to provide solutions to problems involving surface area and volume; for example, ascertaining the rainfall that can be saved from a roof top and the optimal shape and dimensions for rainwater storage based on where it will be located on a property; determining whether to hire extra freezer space for the amount of ice cream required at a fundraising event for the school or community
General capabilities
• Critical and creative thinking Critical and Creative Thinking
• Numeracy Numeracy
ScOT terms

Units of measurement,  Logarithmic scales,  Surface area,  Volume (Dimensions)

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