Find the perimeter and area of rectilinear shapes.
Find the area of a triangle, trapezium, parallelogram.
Find the area and circumference/perimeter of circles and fractions of circles (eg 1/2, 1/4).
Appreciate strategies to find areas of composite shapes, by (i) adding areas (ii) subtracting areas, including appreciation of the ‘frame’ method and (iii) cutting/reforming areas.
Appreciate that triangles have the same area if their base and height are the same, and compare sizes of triangles by considering the proportion of base/height.
Find what fraction of a shape is shaded by splitting into congruent shapes.
KS3 Maths Curriculum Area
Geometry and measures
Derive and apply formulae to calculate and solve problems involving: perimeter and area of triangles, parallelograms, trapezia, volume of cuboids (including cubes) and other prisms (including cylinders)
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