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Lesson objective: Apply knowledge of surface area to create pyramids with limited surface area.
This lesson provides an opportunity for students to apply their knowledge and understanding of surface area to a real-life situation. Students are asked to design two pyramid shaped boxes that use less cardboard than octagonal prism box, while still being large enought to fit a game board.
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Students engage in Mathematical Practice 7 (Look for and make use of structure) as they find surface area of a given figure and create a new figure within given constraints.
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