Area of Rectangles
In this rectangle worksheet, students find the areas of rectangles and draw squares to a given size, Examples and explanations are provided prior to the exercises. There are eight problems provided on this two-page worksheet.
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Areas of Geometric Shapes with the Same Perimeter
A triangle, square, hexagon, and circle all have a perimeter of one unit. Eighth graders must attempt to find the area of each and arrange them in order from least to greatest areas. A terrific task for applying four different area...
7th - 9th Math CCSS: Designed
Solving Area Problems Using Scale Drawings
Calculate the areas of scale drawings until a more efficient method emerges. Pupils find the relationship between the scale factor of a scale drawing and the scale of the areas. They determine the scale of the areas is the square of the...
7th Math CCSS: Designed
Maximizing and Minimizing the Area of Rectangles Given a Fixed Perimeter
Students explore the realms of measurement. In this math lesson plan, students analyze and solve problems in which rectangles with identical perimeters are compared to maximize or minimize area. This lesson can be extended for algebra,...
6th - 9th Math