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Area of Squares and Rectangles

Area of Squares and Rectangles

Description:
  1.  

    Present the formulas for finding the area of squares and rectangles, being sure to discuss units.

  2.  

    Demonstrate how to find a side length of a rectangle or square given the area.

  3. Demonstrate how to find the area of a composite shape made up of squares and rectangles (ex. ).

  4. Provide practice examples.

 

This packet should help a learner seeking to understand how to find the area of squares and rectangles.

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Tutorial

Area of Rectangles

This video explains how to find the area of a rectangle.

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Area of Squares

This video explains how to find the area of a square.

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Finding the Side Length of a Square Given its Area

This video explains how to find the length of a side of a square given its area.

Finding the Side Length of a Rectangle Given its Area

This video explains how to find the missing side of a rectangle given its area and another side length.

Composite Shapes

This video explains how to find the area of composite shapes made of squares and rectangles.