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.

### General Information

**Subject(s):**Mathematics

**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