Gallery Problems Exercise

Gallery Problems Exercise

One World Trade Center

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One World Trade Center

Here are some interesting facts about the One World Trade Center Building:

  • It is 1386 ft tall.
  • The base is a 200 ft square.
  • The building is a cube up to 200 ft.
  • The building is based on a square prism but have diagonal slices out the corners, forming triangle faces.
  • Each side is an isosceles triangle and there are two sets of 4 congruent triangles.

  1. Use the given information and research more facts about the One World Trade Center Building.
    a. Draw a net for the building on 1-in grid paper.
    b. How many feet should each inch represent?
    c. What are the dimensions of the triangle faces?

  2. Cut out the net and construct the model.

  3. Estimate the surface area of the building.

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