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Understanding Area - Lesson 11-1

Today we started covering area....I didn't teach it though - some of you did! Woohoo! Anyway, I thought it might be nice for me to put some notes here anyway, so here they are:

We started by remember how to find the area of a rectangle:

Rectangle Area Postulate

We then noted a couple of things that should be pretty straight forward to understand:

Congruent Polygons have Equal Areas

Union of Areas equals their sum

We finished by doing the following example:

Area Example

Which we solved by breaking it up into smaller parts and adding the results together:

Area Example Solution

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Lesson 11-1
Lesson 11-2
Lesson 11-3
Lesson 11-4
Quiz Topics
Lesson 11-5
Lesson 11-6
Lesson 11-7
Lesson 11-8
Test Topics
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