## Area and volumeThese books provide a thorough and enjoyable introduction to math. The reader is encouraged to discover basic concepts through a combination of investigation, hands-on activity and theory. In many cases these activities are based on practical projects; in others the reader is encouraged to develop problem-solving strategies. |

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Com paring Areas • Which of these shapes is the smallest? • Which is the largest

? • Put them in order from the smallest to the largest.

easier to compare the sizes of.

Com paring Areas • Which of these shapes is the smallest? • Which is the largest

? • Put them in order from the smallest to the largest.

**COMPARING AREAS**It iseasier to compare the sizes of.

**COMPARING AREAS Comparing Areas**.Page 9

... divide each pool into smaller equal shapes and count only the small shapes

that are completely inside the pool. These small shapes are rhombuses.

... divide each pool into smaller equal shapes and count only the small shapes

that are completely inside the pool. These small shapes are rhombuses.

**COMPARING AREAS**If you count only the whole rhombuses, you.**COMPARING****AREAS**.Page 10

parts of the pools. Some of the parts are more than half of a rhombus, some are

less. If you count half, or more than half, of a rhombus as one, and ignore all the ...

**COMPARING AREAS**If you count only the whole rhombuses, you will miss manyparts of the pools. Some of the parts are more than half of a rhombus, some are

less. If you count half, or more than half, of a rhombus as one, and ignore all the ...

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### Contents

Comparing Areas | 7 |

Improving the Odds | 20 |

Calculating the Area of Triangles | 37 |

Copyright | |

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