Calculate the area of non-rectilinear shapes

In this lesson, we will estimate the area of shapes that are not rectangles and are presented on a grid. Then we will use a mixture of calculating the area of rectangles and counting the additional parts to estimate the total area.

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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.Choose a formula that could be used to calculate the area of a rectangle.

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Q2.Choose a formula that could be used to calculate the area of a square.

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Q3.Choose a formula that could be used to calculate the perimeter of a rectangle.

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Q4.Choose a formula to calculate the perimeter of a regular hexagon.

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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.Choose a formula that could be used to calculate the area of a rectangle.

1/4

Q2.Choose a formula that could be used to calculate the area of a square.

2/4

Q3.Choose a formula that could be used to calculate the perimeter of a rectangle.

3/4

Q4.Choose a formula to calculate the perimeter of a regular hexagon.

4/4

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Quiz:

Calculate the area of non-rectilinear shapes

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

Q1.What is the area of the shape below?

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Q2.What is the perimeter of the shape below?

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Q3.What is the perimeter of the shape below?

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Q4.What is the area of the shape below?

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Q5.What is the area of the shape below?

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Q6.What is the perimeter of the shape below?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Calculate the area of non-rectilinear shapes

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

Q1.What is the area of the shape below?

1/6

Q2.What is the perimeter of the shape below?

2/6

Q3.What is the perimeter of the shape below?

3/6

Q4.What is the area of the shape below?

4/6

Q5.What is the area of the shape below?

5/6

Q6.What is the perimeter of the shape below?

6/6

Lesson summary: Calculate the area of non-rectilinear shapes

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