Perimeter and area
Measurement, scale and similarity
General Maths Units 1 and 2 (2023+)
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  Learning objectives
  Recap of past learning
  Perimeter fences?
  Hiding information from you
  Example: Finding the perimeter
  Areas of shapes: Rectangle and parallelograms
  Areas of shapes: Trapeziums
  Areas of shapes: Triangles
  Example: Finding the perimeter of a rectangle
  Example: Using Heron's formula to find the area of a triangle
  Example: Finding the area and perimeter in a practical problem
  Composite shapes
  An example: Composite shapes
  Areas of shapes: Circles
  Example: Finding the circumference and area of a circle
  Final words

This is another video in the measurement, scale and similarity module for Year 11 General Maths (Units 1 and 2) VCE course. Having looked at some really important things, we now go back into the past and recap (once more!) how to the find the perimeter/circumference and areas of the most important shapes in Mathematics. There are lots of worked examples and explanations which everyone will be able to understand. There are summary notes which can also be downloaded from
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