U.S. National Standards
N.3. Geometry (NCTM)
3.1. Analyze characteristics and properties of two- and three-dimensional geometric shapes and develop mathematical arguments about geometric relationships.
3.1.1. Precisely describe, classify, and understand relationships among types of two- and three-dimensional objects using their defining properties.
3.4. Use visualization, spatial reasoning, and geometric modeling to solve problems.
3.4.4. Use geometric models to represent and explain numerical and algebraic relationships.
N.4. Measurement (NCTM)
4.2. Apply appropriate techniques, tools, and formulas to determine measurements.
4.2.2. Select and apply techniques and tools to accurately find length, area, volume, and angle measures to appropriate levels of precision.
4.2.4. Develop strategies to determine the surface area and volume of selected prisms, pyramids, and cylinders.