Exploring rectangles

In this lesson, we will explore the perimeter and area of rectangles as the dimensions change.

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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.Fill in the gap: When we __________ two or more shapes we form a new shape.

1/5

Q2.Fill in the gap: The area of the new shape will be the ________ of the areas of the original shapes.

2/5

Q3.Fill in the gap: The perimeter of the new shape will be ________ than the sum of the perimeters of the original shapes, and varies depending on how we combine them.

3/5

Q4.Which letter represents the number 12?

4/5

Q5.Which letter represents the number 10?

5/5

Unit quizzes are being retired in August 2023

Why we're removing unit quizzes from the website >
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.Fill in the gap: When we __________ two or more shapes we form a new shape.

1/5

Q2.Fill in the gap: The area of the new shape will be the ________ of the areas of the original shapes.

2/5

Q3.Fill in the gap: The perimeter of the new shape will be ________ than the sum of the perimeters of the original shapes, and varies depending on how we combine them.

3/5

Q4.Which letter represents the number 12?

4/5

Q5.Which letter represents the number 10?

5/5

Video

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Worksheet

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Unit quizzes are being retired in August 2023

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Quiz:

Exploring rectangles quiz

Take this quiz to show what you've learnt.

Q1.Fill in the gap: To work out the area of a __________ we need to know how many square units lie within its boundary.

1/5

Q2.Fill in the gap: Instead of counting square units within the rectangle, we can multiply the ________ and width to work out the rectangle’s area.

2/5

Q3.What number is represented by letter A?

3/5

Q4.What number is represented by letter B?

4/5

Q5.What number is represented by letter C?

5/5

Unit quizzes are being retired in August 2023

Why we're removing unit quizzes from the website >
Quiz:

Exploring rectangles quiz

Take this quiz to show what you've learnt.

Q1.Fill in the gap: To work out the area of a __________ we need to know how many square units lie within its boundary.

1/5

Q2.Fill in the gap: Instead of counting square units within the rectangle, we can multiply the ________ and width to work out the rectangle’s area.

2/5

Q3.What number is represented by letter A?

3/5

Q4.What number is represented by letter B?

4/5

Q5.What number is represented by letter C?

5/5

Lesson summary: Exploring rectangles

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