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Simple 2D Shapes: Find Their Areas (2)

In this worksheet, students calculate the area of simple 2D shapes drawn on a dotty cm grid by counting along the edges.

'Simple 2D Shapes: Find Their Areas (2)' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Measurement

Curriculum subtopic:   Calculate Areas

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

In this activity, we will learn about the perimeters of simple shapes drawn on a dotty cm square grid.

 

For Example:

In the following diagrams, we find the perimeter of each shape by counting the dots along each edge, starting at any corner and finishing at the same corner.

 

Shape diagrams

 

All the shapes have a perimeter of 14 cm each.

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