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Area of a composite shape
In this activity students use the area of given triangles and rectangles to explore the area of an irregular polygon.
|Student task, Teaching resource
|Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches
|Polygon, Rectangle, Perimeter, Area, Triangle
|Critical and creative thinking, Numeracy
|Strand and focus
|Using units of measurement
|AC: Mathematics (V9.0) content descriptions
Solve problems involving the area and perimeter of irregular and composite shapes using appropriate units
Understanding units of measurement (P9)
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