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Count the Area of Rectangular Shapes (2)

In this worksheet, students must calculate the area of rectilinear shapes made of cm or m squares by counting the squares.

'Count the Area of Rectangular Shapes (2)' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:  Measurement

Curriculum subtopic:  Calculate Areas

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

The area of a shape is the amount of space inside the shape.

To work out the area of shapes made of squares, we count the squares inside the shape.

 

Example

Calculate the area of this shape in cm2.

Each unit square is 1 cm by 1 cm.

 

                      Shape area

 

Answer

Count the squares.

                     Shape area

 

There are 7 squares.

Area is 7 cm2.

We read this as seven centimetres squared.

 

Remember

If the lengths are in metres, the area will be in m2.

Calculate the area of this shape in cm2.

Each unit square is 1 cm by 1 cm.


Shape area

 

Just write the number.

Calculate the area of this shape in m2.

Each unit square is 1 m by 1 m.


Shape area

 

Just write the number.

Calculate the area of this shape in cm2.

Each unit square is 1 cm by 1 cm.


Shape area

 

Just write the number.

Calculate the area of this shape in m2.

Each unit square is 1 m by 1 m.


Shape area

 

Just write the number.

Calculate the area of this shape in cm2.

Each unit square is 1 cm by 1 cm.


Shape area

 

Just write the number.

Calculate the area of this shape in m2.

Each unit square is 1 m by 1 m.


Shape area

 

Just write the number.

Calculate the area of this shape in cm2.

Each unit square is 1 cm by 1 cm.


Shape area

 

Just write the number.

Calculate the area of this shape in m2.

Each unit square is 1 m by 1 m.


Shape area

 

Just write the number.

Calculate the area of this shape in cm2.

Each unit square is 1 cm by 1 cm.


Shape area

 

Just write the number.

Calculate the area of this shape in m2.

Each unit square is 1 m by 1 m.


Shape area

 

Just write the number.

  • Question 1

Calculate the area of this shape in cm2.

Each unit square is 1 cm by 1 cm.


Shape area

 

Just write the number.

CORRECT ANSWER
4
EDDIE SAYS
There are 4 centimetre squares.
  • Question 2

Calculate the area of this shape in m2.

Each unit square is 1 m by 1 m.


Shape area

 

Just write the number.

CORRECT ANSWER
4
EDDIE SAYS
There are 4 metre squares.
  • Question 3

Calculate the area of this shape in cm2.

Each unit square is 1 cm by 1 cm.


Shape area

 

Just write the number.

CORRECT ANSWER
5
EDDIE SAYS
There are 5 centimetre squares.
  • Question 4

Calculate the area of this shape in m2.

Each unit square is 1 m by 1 m.


Shape area

 

Just write the number.

CORRECT ANSWER
5
EDDIE SAYS
There are 5 metre squares.
  • Question 5

Calculate the area of this shape in cm2.

Each unit square is 1 cm by 1 cm.


Shape area

 

Just write the number.

CORRECT ANSWER
5
EDDIE SAYS
There are 5 centimetre squares.
  • Question 6

Calculate the area of this shape in m2.

Each unit square is 1 m by 1 m.


Shape area

 

Just write the number.

CORRECT ANSWER
6
EDDIE SAYS
There are 6 metre squares.
  • Question 7

Calculate the area of this shape in cm2.

Each unit square is 1 cm by 1 cm.


Shape area

 

Just write the number.

CORRECT ANSWER
8
EDDIE SAYS
There are 8 centimetre squares.
  • Question 8

Calculate the area of this shape in m2.

Each unit square is 1 m by 1 m.


Shape area

 

Just write the number.

CORRECT ANSWER
9
EDDIE SAYS
There are 9 metre squares.
  • Question 9

Calculate the area of this shape in cm2.

Each unit square is 1 cm by 1 cm.


Shape area

 

Just write the number.

CORRECT ANSWER
8
EDDIE SAYS
There are 8 centimetre squares.
  • Question 10

Calculate the area of this shape in m2.

Each unit square is 1 m by 1 m.


Shape area

 

Just write the number.

CORRECT ANSWER
8
EDDIE SAYS
There are 8 metre squares.
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