Cavalieri's Principle - GMD.2


Quick Intro and Check-in

If two shapes have the same Height, and matching Widths everywhere along the height, then the shapes have the same area. Student Directions: 1. Discuss with a partner your understanding of Cavalieri's Principle looking at the Image and 2. What is the relationship between sides representing the height and width of the figures? 

Interactive Activity

Student Directions: Utilizing the interactive activity, apply Cavalieri's Principle to consider the following questions: 1. What is the shape of the base of the figure? 2. How does this base shape contribute to finding the area of the whole solid? 3. How or What does the activity connect you to real life experiences or situations?