Area

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The Rosen Publishing Group, Aug 1, 2012 - JUVENILE NONFICTION - 32 pages
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In order to build a house or paint a room, builders must know an important measuring concept: finding area. Using accessible explanations and illustrations, readers will be introduced to the simple formula for finding area using length and height. Strategies to solve finding area of irregular shapes as well as simple squares and triangles are discussed, including concepts such as pi and measuring a pie. Fun math problems featured throughout encourage readers to apply what they've learned. Budding contractors can then put their new knowledge to work in a fun concluding activity.
 

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Contents

What Is Area?
4
Measuring Squares
6
Metric Measurements
8
Large and Small Areas
10
Measuring Land and Water
12
Measuring Simple Shapes
14
Measuring Tougher Shapes
16
Measuring Circles
18
Areas for Planning
22
Areas from on High
24
Large Areas on Earth
26
What Size Is Your Room?
28
Glossary
30
Find Out More
31
Index
32
Back Cover
33

Areas of Cubes and Spheres
20

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