How to work out an area

Find out how to measure the area of rectilinear shapes by breaking them down into squares and rectangles.

What is the perimeter?

Discover how to work out the area of a 2D shape, by adding the length of its sides together.

How do you calculate volume using an equation?

Take a look at the equation you can use to calculate volume.

What is volume?

Find out how the volume of a 3D shape can be calculated by counting cubes.

How do you work out the area of triangles?

Discover how to work out the area of a triangle, by working out the area of a rectangle and then dividing it by two. Find out more in this KS2 Bitesize guide.

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