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Mathematics / Year 7 / Measurement and Geometry / Using units of measurement

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Curriculum content descriptions

Establish the formulas for areas of rectangles, triangles and parallelograms, and use these in problem-solving (ACMMG159)

Elaborations
  • building on the understanding of the area of rectangles to develop formulas for the area of triangles
  • establishing that the area of a triangle is half the area of an appropriate rectangle
  • using area formulas for rectangles and triangles to solve problems involving areas of surfaces
General capabilities
  • Numeracy Numeracy
ScOT terms

Area

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