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Ch 9: Glencoe Math Chapter 9: Area

About This Chapter

The Area chapter of this Glencoe Math Companion Course helps students learn the essential lessons associated with area. Each of these simple and fun video lessons is about five minutes long and is sequenced to align with the Area textbook chapter.

How It Works:

  • Identify the lessons in the Glencoe Area chapter with which you need help.
  • Find the corresponding video lessons with this companion course chapter.
  • Watch fun videos that cover the area topics you need to learn or review.
  • Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
  • If you need additional help, rewatch the videos until you've mastered the material or submit a question for one of our instructors.

Students will learn about:

  • Calculating the area of a parallelogram
  • The area of rectangles and triangles
  • Finding the area of a trapezoid
  • The effects of dimension on area and perimeter
  • A polygon's area on a coordinate plane
  • The area of complex figures

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6 Lessons in Chapter 9: Glencoe Math Chapter 9: Area
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Measuring the Area of a Parallelogram: Formula & Examples

1. 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.

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.

Measuring the Area of a Trapezoid

3. 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.

How Changes in Dimensions Affect Area & Perimeter

4. How Changes in Dimensions Affect Area & Perimeter

Tweaking just one dimension in a figure can make an important difference in its perimeter and area. In this lesson, we'll look at rectangles, pentagons, and circles to explore how a change in one dimension can affect a figure's area and perimeter.

Finding the Perimeter & Area of a Polygon Graphed on a Coordinate Plane

5. Finding the Perimeter & Area of a Polygon Graphed on a Coordinate Plane

So you've graphed a pentagon or an irregular octagon on a coordinate plane. How do you find its area? Its perimeter? In this lesson we'll discuss how to find the area and perimeter for any graphed polygon.

Area of Complex Figures

6. 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.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter 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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