3rd Grade Math : Geometry

Study concepts, example questions & explanations for 3rd Grade Math

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Example Questions

Example Question #1 : Geometry

What is the area of the rectangle? 

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Correct answer:



Explanation:

The formula to find area is .

We are given the length and the width from the problem, so we can plug those values into our equation and solve. 

*Area is the number of square units inside a shape, which is why area is always written with square units. 

Example Question #2 : Geometry

What is the area of the figure below?

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

To find the area of the figure above, we need to slip the figure into two rectangles. 

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Using our area formula, , we can solve for the area of both of our rectangles

            

           

To find our final answer, we need to add the areas together. 

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