Estimating Length & Area

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Taught by CCHS
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Lesson Summary:

This lesson teaches how to estimate length and area using a scale. By using a map with a given scale, one can measure distances between two points. The lesson also introduces important terminology, such as line segments, endpoints, and midpoints. With examples and practice problems provided, students can improve their ability to estimate and measure length and area.

Lesson Description:

How to estimate the length and area using a scale. Also, an introduction to some terminology such as line segments and midpoints.

Questions answered by this video:
  • How do you estimate lengths of figures using a scale?
  • How do you estimate the area of figures using a scale?
  • What are the definitions of a line, endpoint, segment, and midpoint?
  • Staff Review

    • Currently 2.0/5 Stars.
    A good, fun introduction to estimating lengths and areas using a scale on a map.