I gave him a rectangle of property. Each play dough color represents a type of soil or rock. Where should he build a house? Where should he dig a well? He must use "core sampling" to determine the answers.
Math Coachs Corner: Demystifying the Distributive Property. Okay, raise your hand if you're an elementary teacher and just the mention of the distributive property makes you break out in a cold sweat. Go ahead. As with any other math
This page examines the properties of a right circular cylinder. A cylinder has a radius (r) and a height (h) (see picture below). This shape is similar to a soda can. The surface area is the area of the top and bottom circles (which are the same), and the area of the rectangle (label that wraps around the can)