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Measuring Shapes: Calculating Area (1)

In this worksheet, students work out the areas of simple shapes made of squares and half squares.

'Measuring Shapes: Calculating Area (1)' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:  Measurement

Curriculum subtopic:  Calculate Areas

Difficulty level:  

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Worksheet Overview

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.

 

Answer

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.

 

 

Answer

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)

 

 
CORRECT ANSWER
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)

 

 
CORRECT ANSWER
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)

 

 
CORRECT ANSWER
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)

 

 
CORRECT ANSWER
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)

 

 
CORRECT ANSWER
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)

 

 
CORRECT ANSWER
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)

 

 
CORRECT ANSWER
8.5
  • Question 8

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

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

 

 
CORRECT ANSWER
27
  • Question 9

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

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

 

 
CORRECT ANSWER
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)

 

 
CORRECT ANSWER
9
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