# Area of Compound Shapes

Students learn how to calculate the area of compound rectilinear shapes by splitting the shapes up into two or more rectangles and then calculating the sum.
##### Differentiated Learning Objectives
• All students should be able to determine the area of a compound rectilinear shape by counting.
• Most students should be able to determine the area of a compound rectilinear shape by calculating.
• Some students should be able to determine possible perimeters when given the area of a compound rectilinear shape.
SKU: 018

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