**New Topic:** Surface Area & Volume, MiA 4³ Ch1 In this topic you will learn how to calculate the surface area and volume of prisms and composite solids.

Filed under: 4th Year | Tagged: area, National 5, surface area, volume |

Posted on Wednesday 25 August, 2010 by Mr H

**New Topic:** Surface Area & Volume, MiA 4³ Ch1 In this topic you will learn how to calculate the surface area and volume of prisms and composite solids.

Filed under: 4th Year | Tagged: area, National 5, surface area, volume |

Mr H, on Wednesday 25 August, 2010 at 21:43 said:Thursday 26 August, period 1Revision of Area calculations.

First consider basic shapes such as rectangle, triangle and circle.

Use triangles to calculate areas of quadrilaterals.

Emphasise setting down, labelling and appropriate rounding/units.

Mr H, on Thursday 26 August, 2010 at 23:14 said:Friday 27 August, period 6Areas of composite shapes.

Worked examples followed by Ex6.1

Mr H, on Friday 27 August, 2010 at 15:37 said:Tuesday 31 August, period 3Volumes of Prisms

Definition of a prism then derive method for finding volume.

Worked examples for cuboid, triangular prism, cylinder and generic prism.

Ex7.1

Mr H, on Tuesday 31 August, 2010 at 8:13 said:Wednesday 1 September, period 1Surface Areas

Worked examples then problems from Ex10.1

Mr H, on Wednesday 1 September, 2010 at 21:49 said:Thursday 2 September, period 1Complete Ex10.1 – Surface Area & Volume problems then look at exam questions

Mr H, on Wednesday 1 September, 2010 at 21:51 said:Friday 3 September, period 6Go over Proportion & Variation homework.

Revise non-calculator exam questions (page 1)

Mr H, on Sunday 5 September, 2010 at 22:21 said:Homework discussed and model answers copied into jotters. Some pupils will resubmit similar questions instead of corrections.

Worked on more A&V exam questions instead of non-calc.

Set p268 Q4(a) and Q5 as homework for Wednesday.