Argument for the Volume Formula of a Cylinder

Unit 11: Measurement and Dimension
Lesson 3 of 6

Objective: SWBAT give an informal argument for the formula for the volume of a cylinder.

Big Idea: Why don't they just call them circular prisms? In this lesson, students use their knowledge of prisms to reason about the volume formula for cylinders.

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