Estimating Lengths and Areas

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Taught by CCHS
  • Currently 3.0/5 Stars.
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Lesson Summary:

This lesson is all about estimating lengths and areas. The video covers various units of measure, from millimeters to kilometers, and explains how to estimate distances on a map using a scale. It also goes over how to find the area of a shape by breaking it down into rectangles and using the formula length times width. Overall, it's a helpful guide for anyone looking to quickly estimate measurements.

Lesson Description:

A video explaining various lengths and areas and how to esimate them.

Additional Resources:
  • Prefixes - A table of metric system prefixes.
Questions answered by this video:
  • What are some lengths in the metric system?
  • What are the metric prefixes and what do they mean?
  • How do you estimate lengths of figures using a scale?
  • How do you estimate the area of figures using a scale?
  • Staff Review

    • Currently 2.0/5 Stars.
    A good quick explanation of metric system distances and prefixes and some conversions. Also, a quick overview of how to estimate lengths on a map and then how to find the area of parts of a map. A good intro to metric distances and prefixes.
  • minime2692

    • Currently 5.0/5 Stars.
    Wow what an amazing video Mr. Andersen the kids who made this videos are All-Stars!!! love the vid ((: