Revising Area of 2D Shapes

Revising Area of 2D Shapes
Revising Area of 2D Shapes

              Revising Area of 2D Shapes

              Students revise how to calculate the area of rectangles, triangles, parallelograms and trapezia.  Later, as learning progresses they consider the area of composite shapes.
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