Count the Area of Rectangular Shapes (3)
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• Introduction
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This worksheet is about the area of a shape. This is the amount of space inside a shape and we can work this out by counting squares.

Remember that 2 half squares make a whole square.

Example

Find the area of the shaded shapes be counting the squares and half squares. Each square has an area of 1 square centimetre (1 sq. cm or 1 cm2)

There are 20 whole squares and 4 half squares

The area is 22 cm2

• Question 1
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Find the area of the shaded shape by counting the squares and half squares.

Select the correct area in square centimetres below.

30 cm2

32 cm

32 cm2

• Question 2
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Find the area of the shaded shape by counting the squares and half squares.

Select the correct area in square centimetres below.

33 cm2

31 cm2

32 cm2

• Question 3
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Find the area of the shaded shape by counting the squares and half squares.

Select the correct area in square centimetres below.

50 cm2

51 cm2

52 cm2

• Question 4
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Find the area of the shaded shape by counting the squares and half squares.

Select the correct area in square centimetres below.

34 cm2

35 cm2

32 cm2

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