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# Area Problem Solving

Description

In this worksheet, students use what they have learned about area to solve a set of basic problems. This resource is part of a larger unit where students are introduced to the concept of calculating the area of rectangles and triangles, using metric units.

Suitable for
• Fast Finishers
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Lesson Structure
• Individual Activity
• Rotations / Group Work
• Class Activity
Curriculum Codes

AC9M6M02 9

Establish the formula for the area of a rectangle and use it to solve practical problems

ACMMG137 8.4

Solve problems involving the comparison of lengths and areas using appropriate units

VCMMG224

Solve problems involving the comparison of lengths and areas using appropriate units

MA3-1WM old

Describes and represents mathematical situations in a variety of ways using mathematical terminology and some conventions

MA3-2WM old

Selects and applies appropriate problem- solving strategies, including the use of digital technologies, in undertaking investigations

MA3-3WM old

Gives a valid reason for supporting one possible solution over another

MA3-9MG old

Selects and uses the appropriate unit and device to measure lengths and distances, calculates perimeters, and converts between units of length

MA3-10MG old

Selects and uses the appropriate unit to calculate areas, including areas of squares, rectangles and triangles

MA3-GM-02 new

Selects and uses the appropriate unit and device to measure lengths and distances including perimeters

MA3-2DS-02 new

Selects and uses the appropriate unit to calculate areas, including areas of rectangles

MA3-2DS-03 new

Combines, splits and rearranges shapes to determine the area of parallelograms and triangles