Cuboid Challenge

IB Maths Studies: Cuboid Challenge

This activity is really easy to describe, but difficult to carry out! It is a very hands on activity that should help develop a really good understanding of the geometry of pyramids. Making them is the very best way of finding out about them! You may be required to use Pythagoras’s theorem and trigonometry to work out some missing lengths.To provide an engaging context to explore the geometry of pyramids and prisms....


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Comments 3

Mark Rolland 20 February 2017 - 12:27

It would be good to have an answer on how to do this

Mark Rolland 20 February 2017 - 12:27

(thanks for the fun idea)

Jim Noble 23 February 2017 - 17:05

Hi Mark
I have put a couple of images at the bottom of the page in a hidden box....... there are other solutions of course. These are done with a prism and two pyramids


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