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Videos, examples, solutions, and lessons to help Grade 3 students learn to measure areas by counting unit squares (square cm, square m, square in, square ft, and improvised units).

Common Core: 3.MD.6

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**Identifying the Area of a Rectangle with Appropriate Units: 3.MD.6**

How to use units when identifying the area of a rectangle that is filled with unit squares?

Area is the amount of flat space contained within a given shape. Area can be found by filling up the shape with unit squares and counting how many you need to entirely fill the shape.

Example:

Emma draws a rectangle using centimeter squares to measure the area of her mousepad. What is the area?

**3.MD.6 - Measure Area by Counting Unit Squares**

This video explains how to measure or find the area of a plane (flat) figure by counting the unit squares that tile the shape for 3.MD.6, which is in the grade 3 Common Core Standards for Mathematics.**Measuring Area by Counting Unit Squares - 3.MD.6**

In this video, students learn about area. This video relates to Common Core Standard 3.MD.6. Students learn the definition of area, the units of area and how to calculate it by counting unit squares.

You can use the free Mathway calculator and problem solver below to practice Algebra or other math topics. Try the given examples, or type in your own problem and check your answer with the step-by-step explanations.

Lesson Plans and Worksheets for Grade 3

Lesson Plans and Worksheets for all Grades

More Lessons for Grade 3

Common Core For Grade 3

Common Core: 3.MD.6

- I can measure the area of a shape or flat surface by covering it with unit square - with no gaps or overlaps - and counting the number of unit squares used.

How to use units when identifying the area of a rectangle that is filled with unit squares?

Area is the amount of flat space contained within a given shape. Area can be found by filling up the shape with unit squares and counting how many you need to entirely fill the shape.

Example:

Emma draws a rectangle using centimeter squares to measure the area of her mousepad. What is the area?

This video explains how to measure or find the area of a plane (flat) figure by counting the unit squares that tile the shape for 3.MD.6, which is in the grade 3 Common Core Standards for Mathematics.

In this video, students learn about area. This video relates to Common Core Standard 3.MD.6. Students learn the definition of area, the units of area and how to calculate it by counting unit squares.

Rotate to landscape screen format on a mobile phone or small tablet to use the **Mathway** widget, a free math problem solver that **answers your questions with step-by-step explanations**.

You can use the free Mathway calculator and problem solver below to practice Algebra or other math topics. Try the given examples, or type in your own problem and check your answer with the step-by-step explanations.

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