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Calculate the Area of a Rectangle

In this worksheet, students will calculate the areas of rectangles in cm².

'Calculate the Area of a Rectangle' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Year:  Year 4 Maths worksheets

Curriculum topic:   Measurement

Curriculum subtopic:   Calculate Areas

Popular topics:   Area worksheets

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Worksheet Overview

In this activity, we will be finding the areas of rectangles in cm².



Find the area of the rectangle below with a length of 12 cm and width of 11 cm.


The area of a rectangle = the length x the width


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We multiply together the length by the width.

12 cm × 11 cm = 132 cm²


Don't forget to put the units of measurement!

When calculating area, the answer will be in squared units, for example cm2.


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