 # Measuring Shapes: Calculating Area (1)

In this worksheet, students work out the areas of simple shapes made of squares and half squares. Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:  Maths and Numerical Reasoning

Curriculum subtopic:  Perimeter and Area

Difficulty level:   ### QUESTION 1 of 10

The basic unit of area is a centimetre square. Example 1

Calculate the area of this shape, made of centimetre squares and half squares. There are 10 full squares and 2 half squares.

Area = 10 × 1 + 2 × 0.5 = 10 + 1 = 11 cm2

Example 2

Calculate the area of this shape, made of centimetre squares and half squares. The area of a rectangle = length × width

Area of rectangle = 3 × 2 = 6 cm2

Area of triangle = 0.5 cm2

Area of shape = 6 + 0.5 = 6.5 cm2

﻿Calculate the area of this shape, made of centimetre squares and half squares.

(Give your answer in cm2 and just write the number) ﻿Calculate the area of this shape, made of centimetre squares and half squares.

(Give your answer in cm2 and just write the number) ﻿Calculate the area of this shape, made of centimetre squares and half squares.

(Give your answer in cm2 and just write the number) ﻿Calculate the area of this shape, made of centimetre squares and half squares.

(Give your answer in cm2 and just write the number) ﻿Calculate the area of this shape, made of centimetre squares and half squares.

(Give your answer in cm2 and just write the number) ﻿Calculate the area of this shape, made of centimetre squares and half squares.

(Give your answer in cm2 and just write the number) ﻿Calculate the area of this shape, made of centimetre squares and half squares.

(Give your answer in cm2 and just write the number) ﻿Calculate the area of this shape, made of centimetre squares.

(Give your answer in cm2 and just write the number) ﻿Calculate the area of this shape, made of centimetre squares.

(Give your answer in cm2 and just write the number) ﻿Calculate the area of this shape, made of centimetre squares and half squares.

(Give your answer in cm2 and just write the number) • Question 1

﻿Calculate the area of this shape, made of centimetre squares and half squares.

(Give your answer in cm2 and just write the number) 7
• Question 2

﻿Calculate the area of this shape, made of centimetre squares and half squares.

(Give your answer in cm2 and just write the number) 8
• Question 3

﻿Calculate the area of this shape, made of centimetre squares and half squares.

(Give your answer in cm2 and just write the number) 6.5
• Question 4

﻿Calculate the area of this shape, made of centimetre squares and half squares.

(Give your answer in cm2 and just write the number) 7.5
• Question 5

﻿Calculate the area of this shape, made of centimetre squares and half squares.

(Give your answer in cm2 and just write the number) 8.5
• Question 6

﻿Calculate the area of this shape, made of centimetre squares and half squares.

(Give your answer in cm2 and just write the number) 10
• Question 7

﻿Calculate the area of this shape, made of centimetre squares and half squares.

(Give your answer in cm2 and just write the number) 8.5
• Question 8

﻿Calculate the area of this shape, made of centimetre squares.

(Give your answer in cm2 and just write the number) 27
• Question 9

﻿Calculate the area of this shape, made of centimetre squares.

(Give your answer in cm2 and just write the number) 35
• Question 10

﻿Calculate the area of this shape, made of centimetre squares and half squares.

(Give your answer in cm2 and just write the number) 9
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