# Area: Real-World Geometry Problems

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### Daniela is retiling her kitchen floor. The kitchen is 15 feet long by 20 feet wide, but it has an island that takes up 2 feet by 3 feet of space, and the island obviously won't need to be tiled over. How many feet in total does Daniela need to tile?

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### 2. Cole is baking cookies. He has three pans, two small and one large. He can fit both small pans into the oven at once, but if the large pan goes in, it has to go in all by itself. The small pans are each 1 foot by 8 inches, and the large pan is 1.5 feet by 10 inches. Which arrangement will give him the maximum cookie-baking area, two small or one large?

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A simple formula allows us to find the area of geometric shapes. The quiz asks you to calculate area when given a set of dimensions in a word problem, to calculate the needed amount of materials to cover a certain area, and to determine material costs based on area.

## Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The assessment tests your ability to determine:

• Area when given a set of dimensions
• Materials necessary for usage in a confined space
• Determining which shape out of a series of shapes has the greatest amount of area

## Skills Practiced

The quiz and worksheets test the following:

• Problem solving - use knowledge about area to solve mathematical equations
• Information recall - apply the information about area from the lesson in order to complete the quiz
• Making connections - see how area is used in everyday life through word problems