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Area is how we think about how much space something takes in two dimensions, such as comparing how much land one property takes up versus another. In this tutorial, we'll take a conceptual look at how area is actually measured (especially for rectangles).
Cover figures with square units to find their area.
Find area of a rectangle with different sized units.
Use unit squares to see why multiplying side-lengths can also find the area of rectangles.
Use square units to cover figures without gaps or overlaps. Compare the amount of unit squares that cover two figures.
Count unit squares that cover irregular shaped figures to find area.
Find area of rectangles by multiplying side-lengths.
Find area of two rectangles to solve a word problem.
Compare the areas of rectangles represented in images or contexts.
Use the distributive property to find area of rectangles.
Use area models to represent the distributive property in finding area of rectangles.
Decompose an irregular shape to find area of entire figure.
Decompose irregular shapes to find their area.