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Ice Cream Cone

Resource ID#: 44589

Primary Type: Problem-Solving Task


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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
Intended Audience: Educators , Students , Parents
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



Aligned Standards

Name Description
MAFS.912.G-MG.1.3: Apply geometric methods to solve design problems (e.g., designing an object or structure to satisfy physical constraints or minimize cost; working with typographic grid systems based on ratios).