# Area of a trapezium

In this lesson, we will practise applying the formula to calculate the area of a trapezium. We will consider examples that use different trapezia in different orientations to help us determine what measures are suitable to use in our formula.

Quiz:

# Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Work out the area of the rectangle.

1/3

Q2.Work out the area of the triangle.

2/3

Q3.Which of the following shapes does not have an area of 24 cm² ?

3/3

Quiz:

# Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Work out the area of the rectangle.

1/3

Q2.Work out the area of the triangle.

2/3

Q3.Which of the following shapes does not have an area of 24 cm² ?

3/3

# Video

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# Worksheet

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Quiz:

# Area of a trapezium

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.Work out the area of the trapezium.

1/3

Q2.Work out the area of the trapezium.

2/3

Q3.Which of the following dimensions of a triangle have the same area as the trapezium in the diagram?

3/3

Quiz:

# Area of a trapezium

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.Work out the area of the trapezium.

1/3

Q2.Work out the area of the trapezium.

2/3

Q3.Which of the following dimensions of a triangle have the same area as the trapezium in the diagram?

3/3

# Lesson summary: Area of a trapezium

## Time to move!

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