Compare the area and perimeter of rectangles

In this lesson, we will investigate the area and perimeter of rectilinear shapes, making shapes with a given perimeter and then making shapes with a given 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.What does area measure?

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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

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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.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

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Compare the area and perimeter of rectangles

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

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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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:

Compare the area and perimeter of rectangles

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

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

Lesson summary: Compare the area and perimeter of rectangles

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