Monday, January 27, 2014

Area of Rectilinear(Composite) Shapes

We have been working hard calculate the area and perimeter of squares and rectangles and are now tackling the areas of rectilinear figures (also called composite shapes). These shapes are composed of two or more rectangles. 

This video gives a great reminder of the steps involved for calculating the area of rectilinear shapes.

Thursday, January 2, 2014

Perimeter Rap

Check out his video rap to remind you how to calculate the perimeter of any figure.