Geometry Module 3, Topic B, Lesson 11

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Student Outcomes

  • Students use Cavalieri’s principle and the cone cross section theorem to show that a general pyramid or cone has volume 1/3Bh where B is the area of the base and h is the height by comparing it with a right rectangular pyramid with base area B and height h.

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Common Core Learning Standards

CCLS State Standard
G.GMD.1 Give an informal argument for the formulas for the circumference of a circle, area of a circle,...
G.GMD.3 Use volume formulas for cylinders, pyramids, cones, and spheres to solve problems.★
G.MG.1 Use geometric shapes, their measures, and their properties to describe objects (e.g., modeling a...

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