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Chapter 11: Surface Area of Platonic Solids

This is an extension of section 11.2, “Surface Area of a Cylinder”. Students developed formulas for finding the surface area of various platonic solids: cylinders, spheres, square-based pyramids, rectangular prisms and cones. 33 more words



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11.2: Surface Area of a Cylinder

Section 11.2, “Surface Area of a Cylinder”, is the second section of chapter 11, “Geometry and Measurement Relationships”. The learning goal for this section is to “Develop and apply a formula for calculating the surface area of a cylinder”, and as such, is where we really start to talk about cylinders in particular, rather than area and surface area in general. 561 more words