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Broad Topics > 3D Geometry, Shape and Space > Cylinders

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Tin Tight

Stage: 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

What's the most efficient proportion for a 1 litre tin of paint?

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Cola Can

Stage: 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3

An aluminium can contains 330 ml of cola. If the can's diameter is 6 cm what is the can's height?

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Make Your Own Pencil Case

Stage: 3 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

What shape would fit your pens and pencils best? How can you make it?

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Paint Rollers for Frieze Patterns.

Stage: 3 and 4

Proofs that there are only seven frieze patterns involve complicated group theory. The symmetries of a cylinder provide an easier approach.

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Gym Bag

Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

Can Jo make a gym bag for her trainers from the piece of fabric she has?

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Efficient Cutting

Stage: 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

Use a single sheet of A4 paper and make a cylinder having the greatest possible volume. The cylinder must be closed off by a circle at each end.

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Tubular Stand

Stage: 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3

If the radius of the tubing used to make this stand is r cm, what is the volume of tubing used?

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Cylinder Cutting

Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3

An activity for high-attaining learners which involves making a new cylinder from a cardboard tube.