the names, properties and area and perimeter formulae of the common shapes:

  • square
  • rectangle
  • triangle
  • parallelogram
  • rhombus
  • trapezium

areas of composite shapes and approximation of areas of irregular shapes.

Key Skills

  • given a diagram of a shape, find its perimeter or area
  • solve word problems involving area
  • estimate area of irregular shapes


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