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## Surface Area of Prisms and Pyramids

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Math Foundations

### Learning Made Easy

Draw the front, back, top, left, and right side views of the 3D object formed by unit cubes.

### Now You Know

After completing this tutorial, you will be able to complete the following:

• After completing this Activity Object, learners will be able to:
• Draw the 2D views (front, back, top, bottom, and sides) of 3D objects built from unit cubes from different views.

### Everything You'll Have Covered

The Activity Object uses the real-world example of a furniture designer who draws 2D views of 3D furniture models made up of unit cubes.

Provide graph paper and wooden or plastic cubes for students to experiment with building representations of furniture.

The following key vocabulary terms will be used throughout this Activity Object:

• 2D - something have two dimensions (width and length)
• 3D - something having three dimensions (width, length and depth)
• unit cube - a cube with each side measuring one unit long

### Tutorial Details

 Approximate Time 15 Minutes Pre-requisite Concepts geometric solids, three-dimensional objects, two-dimensional objects Course Math Foundations Type of Tutorial Skills Application Key Vocabulary 3D, unit cubes, views of three dimensional objects