3D Pythagoras

Curriculum support20 minsFREE

Key takeaways
Recall Pythagoras’ theorem.
Use Pythagoras’ theorem to find missing lengths in 3D shapes.   
Solve problems involving 3D shapes such as finding the volume of a shape.
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.

Have you ever wondered how you would apply the Pythagorean theorem to 3D shapes? In this class, students will apply their understanding of Pythagoras’ theorem to 3D shapes. Students will work out the missing lengths in cuboids and square based pyramids. This lesson is aimed at students in Years 7 -9 or those aiming to achieve a grade 7 and above at GCSE level.

For more Maths classes see: Factors, Multiples and PrimeQuadratic Sequences: Finding the Nth TermReciprocals.

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Suitable for:

This class is suitable for students in Years 7-9 and/or S3-S5.

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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