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Step 1

Are you ready to learn about area? Check out this area animation. Pay careful attention to the difference between perimeter and area.

If you want, you may review the perimeter animation.

Step 2
Here's an exploration on measuring area for you to try out. Good luck!

Step 3
Ready for more interesting tasks? Check out this exploration on areas of polygons.

Step 4
Here are some more challenging questions on area for you to figure out.

CProblem Solving Challenge

Here is a challenge to test your skills.You will be designing the dimensions of a ballroom. According to the contest's requirements, the planning committee wants the 1st design to fit the largest number of people possible and the 2nd design to fit the smallest number of people possible. How will these explorations on area help you in designing the floor plans?

Here are more detailed instructions for the design.

Worksheet

Don't forget to print out your worksheet.

 
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