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Geometry Applications: Area and Volume, Segment 3: Ratio of Surface Area to Volume.

The Citibank Tower in New York City presents some unique design challenges. In addition it has to cope with a problem that all tall structure have to deal with: heat loss. By managing the ratio of surface area to volume, a skyscraper can effective manage heat loss.
Common Core Standards CCSS.Math.Content.HSG-GMD.A.1, CCSS.Math.Content.HSG-GMD.A.2, CCSS.Math.Content.HSG-GMD.A.3
Duration 7.57 minutes
Grade Range 8 - 10
Curriculum Nodes Geometry
    • Surface Area and Volume
        • Volume
Copyright Year 2010
Keywords geometry, area, volume, formulas, surface area, Citibank Tower, ratio of surface area to volume, heat loss