Woodworkers and Finishers: Working with Area
Connecting math to furniture building comes in handy when the dimensions change and the cost of each piece needs to reflect the higher cost. Starting with a drawing of given quadrilaterals, learners calculate the original area and then...
7th - 9th Math CCSS: Designed
Find the Area of a Parallelogram by Decomposing
Using the area formula makes sense, but what about when finding the area of a parallelogram? The slanted figure is decomposed in the video to show how it still applies the area formula of base times height. The video addresses common...
4 mins 5th - 7th Math CCSS: Designed
Area of Parallelograms
Make math easier by showing the class that even formulas can be parallel — just explore the area of a parallelogram. Learners discover how to create a rectangle from a parallelogram, then make the connection that the same formula applies.
3 mins 9th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable