# Area Formula For Rectangle

Derive the formula for a parallelogram using only the formula for the area of a rectangle. It should make more sense for the student!

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A game for 2 or 3 players. Each player chooses a color pencil they will use in the game. Players take turns rolling the dice, using the numbers that they rolled to draw the perimeter of a rectangle or square & writing the area in the middle of the shape.

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This 4 page lesson includes a page that details the formulas for finding the area of a square, rectangle, triangle, parallelogram and trapezoid. The second and third pages are practice problems. Answer Keys included!

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Area and Perimeter game for 2 or 3 players. Each player chooses a color pencil they will use in the game. Players take turns rolling the dice, using the numbers that they rolled to draw the perimeter of a rectangle or square & writing the area in the middle of the shape. Game ends when players run out of room to draw. Winner is the player who has used the largest area/most squares.

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How to find the formula for calculating the area of parallelograms using the area of a rectangle.

Perimeter Problems and Area Art! Fun way to stretch thinking about these math topics!

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This is a fun and challenging bundled unit that your students will love. The bundle includes: Animated, interactive, and engaging PowerPoint, differentiated practice pages - including real-world problem solving, quizzes, notes, etc. Mike's Math Mall $

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