Ch 37: MTTC Elementary Education: Perimeter & Area

About This Chapter

Refresh your memory on perimeter and area formulas by watching the video lessons in this chapter. These lessons will prepare you for questions that'll pop up on your MTTC Elementary Education test.

MTTC Elementary Education: Perimeter & Area - Chapter Summary

These short video lessons provide an efficient way to get ready for MTTC Elementary Education exam items dealing with area and perimeter. By the end of this chapter, you will have strengthened your understanding of the following:

  • The counting method for area
  • Perimeter of rectangles and triangles
  • How to measure the area of a parallelogram
  • Formulas for finding the area of rhombuses and trapezoids
  • How to measure the area of triangles and rectangles

Short, engaging video lessons make reviewing perimeter and area fun and interesting, and knowledgeable instructors are available to answer any questions you may have. Self-assessment quizzes ensure your full understanding and retention of the material. You can also print the quizzes as worksheets.

8 Lessons in Chapter 37: MTTC Elementary Education: Perimeter & Area
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What is Perimeter? - Definition & Formula

1. What is Perimeter? - Definition & Formula

In mathematics, the perimeter is the distance around a two-dimensional shape. The formula for finding the perimeter of certain shapes will be discussed in this lesson, and there will be some examples to help you understand how to calculate the perimeter.

Perimeter of Triangles and Rectangles

2. 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.

Area: Definition & Counting Method

3. Area: Definition & Counting Method

Watch this video lesson to learn what area is and how you can count to find the area of certain shapes. You will see how you can use blocks to help you visualize the problem and find your answer.

Measuring the Area of a Parallelogram: Formula & Examples

4. 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

5. 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

6. 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

7. 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

8. 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.

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