Areas of basic shapes
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What is an area?
Area of a square
Area of a quadrilateral
Area of a triangle
Area of a parallelogram
Composite shapes
What is a composite shape?
Finding areas of a composite shape
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Example 3
Example 4
Converting units of area
Example 5
Example 6
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Areas of basic shapes
Measurement and introduction to Pythagoras' theorem
Year 8
Have you ever wondered what the area of a basic shape is? Probably not! But this video is going to fill your head with even more information about Mathematics delivered in my own unique style. Looking at what area is and the areas of basic shapes I show you a way to never get the areas wrong. I even use hand signals! There are lots of worked examples and the video uses a lot of humour. You will definitely learn something new!
Published: Oct. 5, 2021
Length: 24 mins and 46 seconds
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