In this task, students will provide a sketch of a paper ice cream cone wrapper, use the sketch to develop a formula for the surface area of the wrapper, and estimate the maximum number of wrappers that could be cut from a rectangular piece of paper.
Grade Level(s): 9, 10, 11, 12
Suggested Technology: Adobe Acrobat Reader, Microsoft Office
Freely Available: Yes
Keywords: surface area, area, radius, base, cone, modeling, Florida Standards
Instructional Component Type(s): Problem-Solving Task
Resource Collection: Illustrative Mathematics