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Area of Composite Shapes

Unit 8: Geometry
Lesson 4 of 19

Objective: SWBAT: • Find the area of a parallelogram by using the formula. • Find the area of a trapezoid and composite shapes by decomposing them into triangles, rectangles, squares, and/or parallelograms.

Big Idea: How can you find the area of this shape? Students apply their knowledge of area to find the area of composite shapes.

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Math, Geometry, area of parallelogram, area of rectangle, area of triangle, 6th grade, master teacher project, area of composite shapes
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