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Tool: Out of the Box
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Go to: http://ldt.stanford.edu/%7Eoutofthebox/applet/index.html (opens a new window)
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The Java applet simulates a piece of paper that is 9 inches by 9 inches long. Dragging the slider will show how much of the paper's corners will be cut. Clicking on "Save Values" will save the values to a table and calculate the volume. Clicking on "Reset Table" will clear the table.

The authors suggest using Safari to view the applet if you are using a Macintosh computer.

Technology Type: Java Applet 
Guide: User's Guide (opens a new window)
Author: Vishakha Parvate and Susan Hosking
Language: English 
Cost: Does not require payment for use

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Courses: Math 6 Volume, Perspective (3-D in 2-D)
Math 7 Volume, 2-D nets -> 3-D figures
Geometry Perimeter, area, and volume, 2D pictures of 3D solids

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Reviewer: jwm462, Oct 16 2006 11:32:46:320PM
Appropriate for: practice of skills and understandings
Ability to meet my goals: Very Effective
Recommended for: Geometry: Perimeter, area, and volume
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