Year 4

Understand that area is a measure of surface and is measured in square units (Part 1)

Year 4

Understand that area is a measure of surface and is measured in square units (Part 1)

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Key learning points

  1. In this lesson, we will look at the difference between perimeter and area and we will investigate a strategy for calculating area.

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4 Questions

Q1.
What is the area of a shape?
The distance all the way around the outside
Correct answer: The space inside the shape
The total sum of the angles
Q2.
How do you calculate the area of a rectangle?
Length - Width
Length + Width
Correct answer: Length x Width
Q3.
What is the area of this shape?
An image in a quiz
22 cm²
24 cm
Correct answer: 24 cm²
Q4.
What is the area of a rectangle with sides 4 cm and 12 cm?
16 cm²
48 cm
Correct answer: 48 cm²