Videos to help Grade 6 students learn how to determine perimeter and area of polygons on the coordinate plane.

New York State Common Core Math Module 5, Grade 6, Lesson 9

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Example 1

Jasjeet has made a scale drawing of a vegetable garden she plans to make in her backyard. She needs to determine the perimeter and area to know how much fencing and dirt to purchase. Determine both the perimeter and area.

Calculate the area of the polygon using two different methods. Write two expressions to represent the two methods and compare the structure of the expressions.

1. Determine the area of the following shapes.

2. Determine the area and perimeter of the following shapes.

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1. Determine the area of the polygon.

3. Determine the area of the polygon. Then write an expression that could be used to determine the area.

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