Calculating the Area of Irregular Shapes

Calculating the Area of Irregular Shapes

Course
Mathematics
Grade
Year 7
Section
Area
Outcome
Calculate the area of irregular shapes.
Activity Type
Printable
Activity ID
4564

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  • KS2.Y5 – KS2 Year 5
    • Year 5 programme of study
      • KS2.Y5.M – Measurement

        • Pupils should be taught to:

          • KS2.Y5.M.3 – Measure and calculate the perimeter of composite rectilinear shapes in centimetres and metres

  • Year 6
    • Measurement and Geometry
      • Using units of measurement

        • ACMMG137 – Solve problems involving the comparison of lengths and areas using appropriate units

  • Year 7
    • Measurement and Geometry
      • Using units of measurement

        • ACMMG159 – Establish the formulas for areas of rectangles, triangles and parallelograms and use these in problem solving

  • 7 – Year 7
    • 7.GM – Geometry and measurement
      • 7.GM.3 – Use side or edge lengths to find the perimeters and areas of rectangles and parallelograms and the volumes of cuboids, given whole-number dimensions

  • 3 – Grade 3
    • 3.MD – Measurement & Data
      • Mathematics

        • 3.MD.7 – Relate area to the operations of multiplication and addition.

          • 3.MD.7.d – Recognize area as additive. Find areas of rectilinear figures by decomposing them into non-overlapping rectangles and adding the areas of the non-overlapping parts, applying this technique to solve real world problems.