# Simple 2D Shapes: Find Their Areas (1)

In this worksheet, students calculate the area of simple shapes drawn on a dotty cm grid by counting whole and half squares.

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Measurement

Curriculum subtopic:   Calculate Areas

Difficulty level:

### QUESTION 1 of 10

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

For Example:

In the following diagrams, we find the area of each shape by counting squares and half squares.

All the shapes have an area of 6 cm2 each.

Find the area of this shape in cm2

Just write the number.

Find the area of this shape in cm2

Just write the number.

Find the area of this shape in cm2

Just write the number.

Find the area of this shape in cm2

Just write the number.

Find the area of this shape in cm2

Just write the number.

Find the area of this shape in cm2

Just write the number.

Find the area of this shape in cm2

Just write the number.

Find the area of this shape in cm2

Just write the number.

Find the area of this shape in cm2

Just write the number.

Which shape has an area of 6 cm?

Rectangle

All of them.

L-shape

Arrow shape

• Question 1

Find the area of this shape in cm2

Just write the number.

9
EDDIE SAYS
There are 3 squares across the top and 6 squares below.
• Question 2

Find the area of this shape in cm2

Just write the number.

10
EDDIE SAYS
There are 3 squares across the top and bottom, and 4 squares in the middle.
• Question 3

Find the area of this shape in cm2

Just write the number.

12
EDDIE SAYS
There are 3 rows of 4 squares each.
• Question 4

Find the area of this shape in cm2

Just write the number.

5
EDDIE SAYS
There are 3 squares across the top and 2 squares below.
• Question 5

Find the area of this shape in cm2

Just write the number.

6
EDDIE SAYS
There are 3 squares across the top and 3 squares below.
• Question 6

Find the area of this shape in cm2

Just write the number.

6
EDDIE SAYS
There are 2 squares at the top and 4 squares below.
• Question 7

Find the area of this shape in cm2

Just write the number.

8
EDDIE SAYS
There are 4 rows with 2 squares each.
• Question 8

Find the area of this shape in cm2

Just write the number.

5
EDDIE SAYS
There are 2 squares on the top and 3 squares along the bottom.
• Question 9

Find the area of this shape in cm2

Just write the number.

6
EDDIE SAYS
There are four whole squares and four half squares.
• Question 10

Which shape has an area of 6 cm?

All of them.
EDDIE SAYS
The rectangle and L-shape each have 6 full squares. The arrow has 4 full squares and 4 half squares.
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