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Area and Perimeter

Name the shapes then find formulas to calculate the area and perimeters from the given lengths.

Level 1 Level 2 Composites Exam-Style Description Help More Mensuration

This is level 2: area and perimeter of non-standard shapes. Give each of your answers in their simplest form. For example, a × b should be written as ab. You will be awarded a trophy if you get at least 9 answers correct and you do this activity online.

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Name: Correct Wrong
Area = Half Squared Correct Wrong
Perimeter = Half Squared Correct Wrong

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Name: Correct Wrong
Area = Half Squared Correct Wrong
Perimeter = Half Squared Correct Wrong

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Name: Correct Wrong
Area = Half Squared Correct Wrong
Perimeter = Half Squared Correct Wrong

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Name: Correct Wrong
Area = Half Squared Correct Wrong
Perimeter = Half Squared Correct Wrong

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Name: Correct Wrong
Area = Half Squared Correct Wrong
Perimeter = Half Squared Correct Wrong

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Name: Correct Wrong
Area = Half Squared Correct Wrong
Perimeter = Half Squared Correct Wrong

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This is Area and Perimeter level 2. You can also try:
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Try your best to answer the questions above. Type your answers into the boxes provided leaving no spaces. As you work through the exercise regularly click the "check" button. If you have any wrong answers, do your best to do corrections but if there is anything you don't understand, please ask your teacher for help.

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Level 1 - Area and perimeter of standard shapes

Level 2 - Area and perimeter of non-standard shapes

Composites Shapes When you think you know the formulas really well try this series of exercise.

Exam Style questions are in the style of GCSE or IB/A-level exam paper questions and worked solutions are available for Transum subscribers.

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Help

Here are the area formulas you will need written in words. They are written very briefly so that you can memorise them easily.

Rectangle: Length times width.

Square: Square the length of a side.

Triangle: Half base times height.

Parallelogram: Base times height.

Trapezium: Half the sum of the parellel sides times the distance between them.

Kite: Half the product of the diagonals.

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