Lengths, Areas, and Volumes of Similar Shapes

Curriculum support30 minsFREE

Key takeaways
Define similar shapes.  
Find the length, area and volume scale factor.  
Use scale factor and understanding of similar shapes to solve problems.     
Shahriyar HajghassemHost: Shahriyar is a Maths Teacher at a School in Northwest London, teaching years 7 to 11. He graduated from the University of Warwick in 2013 and set off to China for two years teaching IGCSE and A-Level Economics.

Similar shapes are shapes that have been enlarged by a scale factor. E.g. the same shape has been made either bigger or smaller. Both 2-D and 3-D shapes can be enlarged however the enlargement will involve increasing or decreasing either the length, area or volume of that shape by a given scale factor.

In this class, students will learn how to find the length, area or volume of similar shapes. 

This is a great class for those learning the topic for the first time or to use as revision!

Safeguarding reminder:The safety of your child is of the utmost importance. All of our classes are pre-recorded to remove any concerns around live participation. For reruns of our past live classes, students' webcams and microphones were disabled and only the chat history, if participation was requested, is visible.

Suitable for:

Students studying GCSE Maths.

Class requirements:
You will need a laptop or device with internet connection to watch the class, as well as a pen and notepad for taking notes.
What to expect:
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