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# Area of Composite Shapes

## Shapes in the real world come in all sizes. Learn how to break down and calculate the area of composite shapes using the sum of areas of each part.

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## Area of Composite Shapes: Triangle and Parallelogram

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## How Big Is the Field?

Area of Composite Shapes Interactive

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## Area of Composite Shapes Principles

This video gives more detail about the mathematical principles presented in Area of Composite Shapes.

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## Area of Composite Shapes Examples

This video shows how to work step-by-step through one or more of the examples in Area of Composite Shapes.

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## Area and Perimeter of Composite Figures

Learn different techniques to find the perimeter and area of composite shapes.

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## Area of Composite Shapes Practice

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## Area of Composite Shapes Discussion Questions

A list of student-submitted discussion questions for Area of Composite Shapes.

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## Area of Composite Shapes Post Read

To organize ideas, increase comprehension, synthesize learning, demonstrate understanding of key concepts, and reinforce vocabulary using a Quickwrite.

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## Area of Composite Shapes Pre Read

To activate prior knowledge, make personal connections, reflect on key concepts, encourage critical thinking, and assess student knowledge on the topic prior to reading using a Quickwrite.

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• Real World Application

## The Composite Shape That Pilots Love to See

Find out why the decks of aircraft carriers are shaped like they are.

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• Real World Application

## How Dense Are Your Neighbors?

Learn about popluation density and its effect on lifestyles.

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• Real World Application

## Puzzling Triangles

Learn about a popular puzzle game that is based on 45-45-90 triangles.

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