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Areas of rectangles
In this unit, students learn to use the multiplication formula to find the area of a rectangle. Using proportional reasoning, students explore what happens to the area when the length and/or height of a rectangle is doubled.
|Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches
|Differentiated teaching, Mathematics investigation, Explicit teaching
|Strand and focus
|Length, Area, volume and surface area
|AC: Mathematics (V9.0) content descriptions
Solve practical problems involving the perimeter and area of regular and irregular shapes using appropriate metric units
Understanding units of measurement (P7)
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