Lesson

Introduction to the lesson

Being able to identify the key features of shapes can help us in this lesson.

How many edges does each shape have?

a

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b

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Idea summary

An edge is a straight line that makes part of the outside of a shape.

This video looks at prisms, it starts with showing how a prism is made by looking at its net, and then looks at the faces, edges and vertices of a prism.

Here is a rectangular prism.

a

How many faces does it have?

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b

How many vertices does it have?

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c

How many edges does it have?

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Idea summary

A prism can be made with any polygon at its base.