Calculate the area of rectilinear shapes

In this lesson, we will learn to calculate the area of rectilinear shapes by splitting them into two or more rectangles.

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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!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Q1.What is area?

1/4

Q2.What is the area of the shape below?

2/4

Q3.What is the formula for calculating area?

3/4

Q4.What is the area of the shape below?

4/4

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:

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!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Q1.What is area?

1/4

Q2.What is the area of the shape below?

2/4

Q3.What is the formula for calculating area?

3/4

Q4.What is the area of the shape below?

4/4

Video

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Worksheet

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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 rectilinear shapes

Calculate the area of rectilinear shapes Source of all images : Mr Kelsall or Oak National Academy

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Q1.What does area measure?

1/4

Q2.What is the area of a rectangle that measures 5cm by 4cm?

2/4

Q3.How could you find the area of this shape? (tick 4)

3/4

Q4.What is the area of this shape?

4/4

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 rectilinear shapes

Calculate the area of rectilinear shapes Source of all images : Mr Kelsall or Oak National Academy

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Q1.What does area measure?

1/4

Q2.What is the area of a rectangle that measures 5cm by 4cm?

2/4

Q3.How could you find the area of this shape? (tick 4)

3/4

Q4.What is the area of this shape?

4/4

Lesson summary: Calculate the area of rectilinear shapes

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