Math Forum - Problems Library - Pre-Algebra, Measurement: Area

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 TOPICS This page: measurement area metric units perimeter temperature time weight and mass volume/capacity Area The problems in this section explore the numerical and/or physical properties of area. Related Resources Interactive resources from our Math Tools project: Math 7: Measurement: Area The closest match in our Ask Dr. Math archives: Middle School: Measurement NCTM Standards: Measurement Standard for Grades 6-8 Access to these problems requires a Membership. Baking Blackberries - Annie Fetter Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 1. Which rectangular baking dish should I use? ... more>> The Big Picture! - Judy Ann Brown Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 3. A picture is enlarged to four times its area. ... more>> Building Fences - Judy Ann Brown Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 3. Plan a garden so as to maximize the area surrounded by a 36-yard fence. ... more>> Building on Water - Judy Ann Brown Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 4. Find the area of a circular pond not covered by a rectangular building. ... more>> Cork Costs - Suzanne Alejandre Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 2. Find reasonable prices for the different sizes of cork. ... more>> Dividing Daffodils - Suzanne Alejandre Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 4. Help us plant our garden of daffodils. ... more>> Fences for Fido and Friends - Annie Fetter Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 2. Find the area of each rectangular dog pen. ... more>> Geo in Jeopardy - Richard Tchen Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 3. Find the dimensions of the three-dimensional phone booth. ... more>> Golfing Luck? - Suzanne Alejandre Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 2. Work with probability on the practice hole of the golf course. ... more>> Graphing for Area - Judy Ann Brown Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 2. Graph six points and find the area of the resulting hexagon. ... more>> He Ate It All! - Mr. Marthinsen's Geometry Class Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 3. The professor ate an entire pizza in 28 minutes. Figure out the size of the pizza. ... more>> How Wide Is My Garden? - Judy Ann Brown Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 3. A scale drawing is used to determine the width and area of a garden. ... more>> Office Tile Choice - Judy Ann Brown Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 3. Find the total cost of purchasing tiles for my office. ... more>> Partial Area - Judy Ann Brown Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 3. Find the area of the portion of the circle that is not included inside the inscribed square. ... more>> Photo Wall - Suzanne Alejandre Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 3. Find the dimensions of the large poster. ... more>> Pizza Pie - Judy Ann Brown Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 3. Use the given information to decide how many slices of the small pizza would be equal to or greater than 3 slices from the large pizza. ... more>> A Quilt Made of Squares - Annie Fetter Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 3. Using the information given, will the finished quilt be in the shape of a square? ... more>> Shine On Harvest Moon - Judy Ann Brown Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 2. Find the area of the largest circle that can be cut from a nine-inch by twelve-inch sheet of paper. ... more>> Spring Garden Planning - Judy Ann Brown Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 4. Find the area as well as the length and width of my fractional garden. ... more>> A Stellar Garden - Bill Marthinsen Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 3. Martha Stewart wants to rebuild her ugly garden. She needs help calculating the areas in the new garden. ... more>> A Surfer's Tessellation - Mr. Marthinsen's First Period Class Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 2. Shane is re-tiling his surf shack. How many of each kind of tile will he need, and what does a big tile cost? ... more>> Tiling Tables - Suzanne Alejandre Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 3. Find a method to quickly calculate the dimensions of a rectangular table top with a given area so that it has the smallest possible perimeter. ... more>> Tiling Triangles - Suzanne Alejandre Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 3. Given the dimensions of a large triangle, find the dimensions of the 25 small triangles that tile it. ... more>> Volume Experiment - Judy Ann Brown Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 2. Make a prediction, conduct an experiment, and report your findings. ... more>> Watch Where You Step! - Suzanne Alejandre Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 2. Using statistics about slugs, about how many might be in a certain sized yard? ... more>> Women's Walkway - Suzanne Alejandre Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 2. How many bricks would it take to cover the full area of the pattern sample? What's the area? ... more>> Wondering about Water - Annie Fetter Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 3. Find the surface area of an Olympic-size ice hockey rink. ... more>> Page:  1

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