# Understand that area is a measure of surface and is measured in square units (Part 1)

In this lesson, we will look at the difference between perimeter and area and we will investigate a strategy for calculating area.

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# Understand that area is a measure of surface and it is measured in square units.

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 a shape?

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Q2.How do you calculate the area of a rectangle?

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Q3.What is the area of this shape?

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Q4.What is the area of a rectangle with sides 4 cm and 12 cm?

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

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

# Understand that area is a measure of surface and it is measured in square units.

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 a shape?

1/4

Q2.How do you calculate the area of a rectangle?

2/4

Q3.What is the area of this shape?

3/4

Q4.What is the area of a rectangle with sides 4 cm and 12 cm?

4/4

# Lesson summary: Understand that area is a measure of surface and is measured in square units (Part 1)

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