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Gaelscoil Ui Neill, Co. Tyrone

Isteach sna Líonta / Back of the Net

7ú Bealtaine 2021

We all know what nets are when it comes to sport, or even fishing.  But, do you know what a net is in mathematics?  A net of a 3D shape is an illustration of the 2D shapes required to make that 3D shape.  So, the net of a cube is basically six squares, the net of a cylinder is two circles and a rectangle.  Why don't you have a go at one yourself - what are the 2D shapes that make up the net of a square-based pyramid?