# Revisiting area: Compound shapes

In this lesson, we will be working out the area of compound shapes that can be deconstructed into triangles and quadrilaterals.

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# 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.How do you work out the area of a triangle?

1/5

Q2.How do you work out the area of a rectangle?

2/5

Q3.What is the area of a rectangle with a base of 6cm and a height of 5cm?

3/5

Q4.What is the area of a triangle with a height of 6cm and a base of 10cm

4/5

Q5.A rectangle with a height of 3cm and a base of 4cm has the same area as a triangle with a height of 3cm and a base of _________.

5/5

#### Unit quizzes are being retired in August 2023

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# 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.How do you work out the area of a triangle?

1/5

Q2.How do you work out the area of a rectangle?

2/5

Q3.What is the area of a rectangle with a base of 6cm and a height of 5cm?

3/5

Q4.What is the area of a triangle with a height of 6cm and a base of 10cm

4/5

Q5.A rectangle with a height of 3cm and a base of 4cm has the same area as a triangle with a height of 3cm and a base of _________.

5/5

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# Revisiting Area - Compound Shapes Quiz

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

Q1.How do you work out the area of a triangle?

1/5

Q2.How do you work out the area of a rectangle?

2/5

Q3.A rectangle with a height of 3cm and a base of 4cm has the same area as a triangle with a height of 3cm and a base of _________.

3/5

Q4.A compound shape is _____________________.

4/5

Q5.A trapezium has _______________.

5/5

#### Unit quizzes are being retired in August 2023

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Quiz:

# Revisiting Area - Compound Shapes Quiz

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

Q1.How do you work out the area of a triangle?

1/5

Q2.How do you work out the area of a rectangle?

2/5

Q3.A rectangle with a height of 3cm and a base of 4cm has the same area as a triangle with a height of 3cm and a base of _________.

3/5

Q4.A compound shape is _____________________.

4/5

Q5.A trapezium has _______________.

5/5

# Lesson summary: Revisiting area: Compound shapes

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