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Surface Area Using Nets (Prisms & Pyramids)

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Surface Area Using Nets (Prisms & Pyramids)
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  • We'll learn how to find the surface areas of prisms and pyramids using nets.
  • We’ll also learn to identify 3D shapes based on their 2D nets.
  • And we'll see how this knowledge can help us go camping, make owl boxes, and even start a business.
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Level 1

A cube has edge length 5 centimeters. Find the cube’s surface area.

Level 2

A rectangular prism has edge lengths 6 cm, 4 cm, and 3 cm. Draw a net of the rectangular prism and find its surface area.

Level 3

What 3D shape consists of two identical six-sided bases and six identical rectangular faces?

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