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512 reviewed resources for triangle area formula

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Find the Area of Triangles, Quadrilaterals, and Polygons (6.G.A.1)

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Before diving into the formulas for area, show where the formulas connect to the shape of the figure. The four videos look at different shapes and by decomposing them, they end up relating directly to their area formula.
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EngageNY Grade 6 Math Module 5: Area, Surface Area, and Volume Problems

For Teachers 6th Standards
Scholars take part in 20 lessons covering math concepts—area, surface area, and volume. Learning opportunities enforce knowledge of measurement and geometric shapes. A mid-unit exam challenges pupils to demonstrate what they know this...
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Triangle Area

For Teachers 6th - 9th Standards
While the lesson focuses on right triangles, this activity offers a great way to practice the area of all triangles through an interactive webpage. The activity begins with the class taking a square paper and cutting in in half; can they...
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An Area Formula for Triangles

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Use a triangle area formula that works when the height is unknown. The eighth installment in a 16-part series on trigonometry revisits the trigonometric triangle area formula that previously was shown to work with the acute triangles....
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Study Jams! Area of a Triangle

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Even though there is a wide variety of different triangles in the world, knowing a single equation allows us to find the area of each and every one of them. Follow along with this step-by-step presentation as Zoe clearly models how to...
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How Do You Find the Area of a Trapezoid?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Trapezoids can be tricky. Break down the process of finding the area of a trapezoid with this video! Viewers are given information about the area formula and shown exactly how to plug in information, solve, and simplify. This is a...
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Area and Perimeter of Rhombuses and Kites: Lesson

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
Flip the triangles up and create a parallelogram. Using the idea of transformations, the video develops the area formula for rhombi and kites. The segment of an extensive geometry playlist uses the formula to find the areas of different...
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Determining Perimeter and Area of Polygons on the Coordinate Plane

For Teachers 6th Standards
That shape is so weird, there's no way to find its area! Show your classes that they can use grids and known formulas to find the perimeters and areas of irregular figures. Pairs develop methods to break irregular figures into figures...
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Areas of Geometric Shapes with the Same Perimeter

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
A triangle, square, hexagon, and circle all have a perimeter of one unit. Eighth graders must attempt to find the area of each and arrange them in order from least to greatest areas. A terrific task for applying four different area...
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Areas and Volumes - 2D Shapes

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Unfortunately for young mathematicians, the world isn't made entirely of parallelograms, triangles, and trapezoids. After first learning the area formulas for these common shapes, students apply this new knowledge to determine the area...
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Area

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Area is a two-dimensional measurement for a two-dimensional figure. The introduction of area expands on the idea of the one-dimensional measurement of length, but instead of staying one-dimensional, it goes in two directions. The video...
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Area and Perimeter of Regular and Irregular Polygons

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Extend young mathematicians' understanding of area with a geometry lesson on trapezoids. Building on their prior knowledge of rectangles and triangles, students learn how to calculate the area of trapezoids and other irregular...
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Area of a Triangle

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Base times height or one half base times height ... area formulas are pretty predictable! Given the base and height dimensions of a triangle, a video lesson explains the process of finding the area. Learners have the opportunity to...
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Rearrange Formulas to Isolate Specific Variables

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Help your students visualize the formula for the area of a triangle. They will watch Sal determine the area of a triangle using a drawing and the formula, A=1/2bh.
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Area and Perimeter of Triangles: Lesson

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
Go from a parallelogram to a triangle. A segment of an extensive playlist on basic geometry shows the derivation of the formula for the area of a triangle. The resource works examples that require finding a missing side or height to...
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Area of a Parallelogram: Lesson

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
Sliding over a corner makes a rectangle. The resource demonstrates why the formula of the area of a parallelogram works. As part of a larger playlist on basic geometry, the video works examples dealing with parallelogram areas.
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Study Jams! Area of Irregular Figures

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Painting an irregular figure can be tricky if we don't know the exact area. This interactive presentation reveals that irregular figures can be broken into smaller, simple figures that use the area formulas. Go through two examples,...
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Triangle Area Patterns

For Teachers 8th - 10th Standards
Combine algebraic and geometric strategies to find solutions. The task asks learners to find the coordinates of a third vertex of a triangle to create a triangle with a specific area. The project is a set of seven problems that helps...
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Area of Common Geometric Figures

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Scholars can use area formulas, but can they apply what they know about area? The lesson plan challenges learners to think logically while practicing finding area of shapes such as rectangles, circles, parallelograms, triangles, and...
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How Do You Find the Area of a Trapezoid?

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Trapezoids can be tricky! Break down the process of finding the area of a trapezoid with an engaging math video. Learners explore area formula and shown exactly how to plug in information, solve, and simplify. 
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Triangle Area: No Height? Use the Sine

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
No height? No problem! Learners use their knowledge and a little help from GeoGebra to develop the Law of Sines formula. The Law of Sines helps to determine the height of triangles to calculate the area.
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The Area of All Polygons Through Composition and Decomposition

For Teachers 6th Standards
To compose or decompose, that is the question. The fifth portion of a 22-part series presents area problems of polygons. Pupils determine how to compose or decompose the polygons into shapes whose area is easily calculated. 
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Area of a Triangle: Formula

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Determine the area of a triangle using the formula 1/2L x H. The formula is shown then demonstrated on both regular and irregular triangles. There are five practice problems included.
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A Five Day Approach to Using Technology and Manipulatives to Explore Area and Perimeter

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Young mathematicians build an understanding of area and perimeter with their own two hands in a series of interactive geometry lessons. Through the use of different math manipulatives, children investigate the properties of rectangles,...

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