# Exploring rectangles

## Lesson details

### Key learning points

1. In this lesson, we will explore the perimeter and area of rectangles as the dimensions change.

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## Starter quiz

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### 5 Questions

Q1.
Fill in the gap: When we __________ two or more shapes we form a new shape.
find
less
sum
Q2.
Fill in the gap: The area of the new shape will be the ________ of the areas of the original shapes.
combine
find
less
Q3.
Fill in the gap: The perimeter of the new shape will be ________ than the sum of the perimeters of the original shapes, and varies depending on how we combine them.
combine
find
sum
Q4.
Which letter represents the number 12?
A
C
D
Q5.
Which letter represents the number 10?
A
B
D

## Exit quiz

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### 5 Questions

Q1.
Fill in the gap: To work out the area of a __________ we need to know how many square units lie within its boundary.
area
cube
length
Q2.
Fill in the gap: Instead of counting square units within the rectangle, we can multiply the ________ and width to work out the rectangle’s area.
area
cube
rectangle
Q3.
What number is represented by letter A?
10
24
4
Q4.
What number is represented by letter B?
10
24