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Ch 41: 8th Grade Math: Measuring Perimeter & Area

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Guide your 8th graders through fun video lessons on perimeter and area to help them better understand these concepts. Use the chapter exam to gauge their mastery of calculations and formulas used to measure perimeter and area.

8th Grade Math: Measuring Perimeter & Area - Chapter Summary

Use these entertaining videos to help your 8th graders practice calculating perimeter and area of different shapes. Each of our lessons takes about five minutes to watch and breaks down large concepts, like methods for measuring area, into small, easily digestible chunks to help your students retain key info. Once 8th graders are comfortable making calculations for perimeter and area, they can take the self-assessment quizzes to reinforce their understanding of the topics.

Chapter Lessons

  • Defining perimeter and using the counting method
  • Solving problems that use the perimeter of triangles and rectangles
  • Calculating area with the counting method
  • Finding the area of a parallelogram
  • Determining the area of a rhombus
  • Using the formula for area of rectangles
  • Studying how to measure the area of a trapezoid
  • Measuring area of similar shapes

6 Lessons in Chapter 41: 8th Grade Math: Measuring Perimeter & Area
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Perimeter of Triangles and Rectangles

1. Perimeter of Triangles and Rectangles

Without realizing it, we calculate and use the perimeter of triangles and rectangles in regular everyday situations. Learn more about the perimeter of triangles and rectangles in this lesson, and test your knowledge with a quiz.

Measuring the Area of a Parallelogram: Formula & Examples

2. Measuring the Area of a Parallelogram: Formula & Examples

Watch this video lesson to learn the simple formula to find the area of a parallelogram. Learn what measurements you need, how to label your parallelogram, and how to use the formula.

Measuring the Area of a Rhombus: Formula & Examples

3. Measuring the Area of a Rhombus: Formula & Examples

Did you know that there are three ways to find the area of a rhombus? Watch this video lesson to learn all three of them. See what information you need for each method as well as the steps required for each.

Measuring the Area of a Rectangle: Formula & Examples

4. Measuring the Area of a Rectangle: Formula & Examples

Look around you, and you see rectangles all over the place. And if you see paint, carpet, or anything that covers a rectangular area, you can be sure that someone has measured the area of the rectangle. Watch this video lesson to learn more.

Measuring the Area of a Trapezoid

5. Measuring the Area of a Trapezoid

In this video lesson, you will watch and learn how you can find the area of trapezoid. Learn what measurements you need to have on hand as well as the formula that you need to use.

Area of Triangles and Rectangles

6. Area of Triangles and Rectangles

How do you find out the area of rectangles and triangles? Learn how in this lesson! We'll look at the formulas, then practice solving problems for each shape.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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