Nets of 3-dimensional shapes

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  1. Nets of 3-dimensional shapes
    • What are they?
    • How to draw the net for a 3D shape?
    • How to sketch a 3D object out of its net?
  1. Sketch a net for the objects below.

    1. draw the net of a triangular prism

    2. Nets of 3-dimensional triangular pyramid

    3. Nets of hexagonal prism
  2. Sketch the three dimensional figure for the net.

    1. draw the 3d object from its net: rectangular pyramid

    2. Nets of a pentagonal prism

    3. Nets of cylinders
Topic Notes
It is possible to represent 3-dimensional shapes into 2-dimensional patterns called nets. If you fold the nets back up, they will be reverted to their original 3-dimensional form. It is way easier to find the surface area and perimeter of a 3D object if we know its net!