Common Core: 1st Grade Math : Composing Two-Dimensional Shapes

Study concepts, example questions & explanations for Common Core: 1st Grade Math

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Example Questions

Example Question #1531 : Common Core Math: Grade 1

What two shapes can you find in this shape?

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Possible Answers:

 A square and a triangle

A trapezoid and a triangle

 A rectangle and a triangle

A trapezoid and a square

Correct answer:

A trapezoid and a triangle

Explanation:

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Example Question #1 : Composing Two Dimensional Shapes

What two shapes can you find in this shape?

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Possible Answers:

A square and a square

A square and a trapezoid

 A square and a triangle

A triangle and a trapezoid

Correct answer:

A square and a square

Explanation:

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Example Question #2 : Composing Two Dimensional Shapes

What two shapes can you find in this shape?

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Possible Answers:

A triangle and a circle

A heptagon and a circle

A rectangle and a circle

A square and a circle

Correct answer:

A triangle and a circle

Explanation:

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Example Question #1531 : Common Core Math: Grade 1

What two shapes can you find in this shape?


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Possible Answers:

A square and a trapezoid

A square and a rectangle

A square and a triangle

A square and a circle

Correct answer:

A square and a trapezoid

Explanation:

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Example Question #2 : Composing Two Dimensional Shapes

What two shapes can you find in this shape?

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Possible Answers:

A rectangle and a square

 A rectangle and a trapezoid

A square and a triangle

 A rectangle and a triangle

Correct answer:

A rectangle and a square

Explanation:

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Example Question #2 : Composing Two Dimensional Shapes

What two shapes do you see in this shape?

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Possible Answers:

A triangle and a pentagon

A pentagon and a rectangle

A pentagon and a square

A triangle and a hexagon

Correct answer:

A triangle and a pentagon

Explanation:

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Example Question #1533 : Common Core Math: Grade 1

What two shapes can you find in this shape?

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Possible Answers:

A triangle and a square

A square and a square

A rectangle and a triangle

A triangle and a triangle

Correct answer:

A triangle and a triangle

Explanation:

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Example Question #1531 : Common Core Math: Grade 1

What two shapes can you find in this shape?

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Possible Answers:

A triangle and an octagon

An octagon and a square

 A triangle and a circle 

A square and a triangle

Correct answer:

A square and a triangle

Explanation:

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Example Question #421 : Quadrilaterals

What two identical shapes can you find in this shape?

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Possible Answers:

A heptagon and a square

A triangle and a triangle

A hexagon and a square

A trapezoid and triangle

Correct answer:

A triangle and a triangle

Explanation:

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Example Question #1541 : Common Core Math: Grade 1

When these two shapes are combined what two-dimensional figure will they create?

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Possible Answers:

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None of the answers are correct.

Correct answer:

None of the answers are correct.

Explanation:

The two shapes above, a triangle and a parallelogram, cannot be combined to make any of the shapes below. When the two figures are combined, it will create a new two-dimensional figure that looks similar to the example below.

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