SSAT Elementary Level Math : Quadrilaterals

Study concepts, example questions & explanations for SSAT Elementary Level Math

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Example Questions

Example Question #8 : How To Find The Area Of A Rectangle

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What is the area of the rectangle?

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

To find the area of a rectangle, multiply the width by the length.

Example Question #9 : How To Find The Area Of A Rectangle

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What is the area of the rectangle?

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

To find the area of a rectangle, multiply the length of the longer side by the shorter side.

Example Question #1 : How To Find The Area Of A Rectangle

Bdaycake

A rectangular birthday cake (shown in the diagram) measures 8 inches by 12 inches. The cake is then divided into four identical rectangular slices. What is the area of each slice?

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

Example Question #11 : How To Find The Area Of A Rectangle

If a rectangle has an area of 15 meters and a width is 3 meters, what is the length?

 

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

To find the area of a rectangle, multiply the length times the width. 

We know the width and area but not the length:

Divide 15 by 3 to find the length, 5 meters.

 

Example Question #11 : How To Find The Area Of A Rectangle

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What is the area of the above rectangle?

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

To find the area of the rectangle, multiply the longer side () and the shorter side () together.

Example Question #73 : Plane Geometry

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What is the area of the blue rectangle?

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

To find the area of the rectangle, multiply the length by the width:

Example Question #74 : Plane Geometry

What is the area of a rectangle with a length of , and a width of ?

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

Write the formula to find the area of a rectangle.

Example Question #1 : Reason With Shapes And Their Attributes

Why is this shape a rectangle?

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Possible Answers:

Because it has  sides

Because its color is blue

Because it has  sides, and the opposite sides equal each other

Because it is bigger than a square

Because it has  equal sides

Correct answer:

Because it has  sides, and the opposite sides equal each other

Explanation:

A rectangle has  sides, and the opposite sides have to be equal.

Example Question #1 : Geometry

Why is this shape a circle? 

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Possible Answers:

Because its color is blue

Because it is small

Because it is a flat shape

Beacause it has 4 sides 

Because it is a round, closed shape

Correct answer:

Because it is a round, closed shape

Explanation:

A circle is a round shape, with no sides or edges.

Example Question #11 : Rectangles

Why is this shape an octagon? 

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Possible Answers:

Because it has  sides

Because it has  sides

Because it looks like a stop sign

Because it has  sides 

Because it is blue

Correct answer:

Because it has  sides

Explanation:

An octagon has  sides.

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