Basic math of area, units, rectangle, parallelogram, triangle
Questions answered by this video:
How do you find the area of a shape in geometry from a grid?
How do you find the area of rectangles and triangles on a coordinate grid?
What is the formula for the area of a rectangle?
What is the formula for the area of a parallelogram?
Why is the area of a parallelogram the same as that of a rectangle?
What is the formula for the area of a triangle?
Why is the area of a triangle half of the area of a rectangle?
If the base of a triangle is 6cm and the height is 4cm, what is the area of the triangle?
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This lesson introduces you to geometric shapes and the formulas for their areas. You will learn why their formulas work by examining them on a coordinate grid.