Ch 31: FTCE Middle Grades Math: Area & Perimeter

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Get ready for area and perimeter questions that are on the FTCE Middle Grades Math exam by using our chapter. It is designed to speed up the study process, and it also contains a lot of useful resources.

FTCE Middle Grades Math: Area & Perimeter - Chapter Summary

Discover new material about 2D shapes and learn how to find area and perimeter using various resources to help you study for the FTCE Middle Grades Math exam. There are all kinds of video lessons, accompanied with related quizzes, which will teach you about:

  • Area of triangles and rectangles
  • Measuring the area of regular polygons
  • Perimeter of polygons
  • Measuring the area of a parallelogram
  • Complex figures and their areas
  • Measuring the area of a trapezoid and a rhombus

Fully develop your ability to find the area and perimeter of different shapes by watching our video lessons. They are not that long and come equipped with self-assessment quizzes. This resource helps you see what math areas you need to work on, if any, before taking the actual exam.

12 Lessons in Chapter 31: FTCE Middle Grades Math: Area & Perimeter
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What are 2D Shapes? - Definition & Examples

1. What are 2D Shapes? - Definition & Examples

In this lesson, you will find out how a flat piece of paper will help you determine what shapes are considered 2D. You will also learn the wide variety of 2D shapes you may encounter in life.

Area of Triangles and Rectangles

2. 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.

Perimeter of Triangles and Rectangles

3. 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 Regular Polygons: Formula & Examples

4. Measuring the Area of Regular Polygons: Formula & Examples

Watch this video lesson to learn why a regular polygon makes your life easier when it comes to finding the area inside one. Learn the one formula for area that will work for any type of regular polygon.

Finding the Perimeter of Polygons

5. Finding the Perimeter of Polygons

In this video lesson, you will learn the process you need to take to find the perimeter of polygons. You will also learn that there is a shortcut if your polygon is a regular polygon.

Measuring the Area of a Parallelogram: Formula & Examples

6. 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

7. 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 Trapezoid

8. 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.

Perimeter of Quadrilaterals and Irregular or Combined Shapes

9. Perimeter of Quadrilaterals and Irregular or Combined Shapes

Sometimes you need to figure out a shape's perimeter whether you have all the information you want or not. In this lesson, you'll learn how to find the perimeter of any quadrilateral as well as more complicated irregular and combined shapes.

Area of Complex Figures

10. Area of Complex Figures

Finding the area of shapes isn't always as simple as it is with squares and rectangles. In this lesson, you'll learn how to find the area of complex figures. This includes finding the area of unusual shapes and finding the area of parts of shapes.

Circles: Area and Circumference

11. Circles: Area and Circumference

Understanding how to calculate the area and circumference of circles plays a vital role in some of our everyday functions. They serve as the foundation for operating with three-dimensional figures. Learn more about the area and circumference of circles in this lesson.

Diameter and Circumference Related with Pi

12. Diameter and Circumference Related with Pi

After watching this video, you will be able to tell others how the number pi is related to a circle's diameter and circumference. And using your newfound knowledge, you will be able to calculate the circumference or diameter of a circle.

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