Find the area of the shape!
Direct measurement of area
An informal investigation of area
Developing some simple formulas
What about parallelograms
what is the area of a triangle?
Getting more complex
What about a trapezoid?
Going to the limit!
Investigate the area of a circle
True or false
Type "T" for True and "F" for False
after answering each question.
Area is always length times width.
There is not enough information to calcuate the area.
We measure area in square units.
1998 Summer Institute
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