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3D Shapes

3D Shapes

Author: Maura Gallagher

To reinforce the fact that maths is all around us and in our everyday lives.

3D shapes are in our everyday environment.

A short summary of the properties of 3D shapes

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3D Shapes

3D shapes can be found in our everyday environment. In your home, in the playground and of course, in our classroom.


 A Sphere looks like a ball

It has no edges of vertices


A cube has 6 faces and 12 edges


A Cuboid is a box-shaped solid object. It has six flat sides and all of its faces are rectangles.

A cone has 1 edge and 2 faces.