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901 East Monroe Street, New Bremen, OH 45869
P: 419-629-8606       F: 419-629-0115
Elementary School
901 East Monroe Street
New Bremen, OH 45869
Phone: (419) 629-8606
Fax: (419) 629-0115

Math

Math e-Day #2

Learning Target

To better understand the formulas for area and perimeter to solve real world problems.

Lesson Overview

Apply the area and perimeter formulas for rectangles in real world and mathematical problems. For example, find the width of a rectangular room given the area of the flooring and the length, by viewing the area formula as a multiplication equation with an unknown factor.

 

Task #1

Click on the linkhttp://www.funbrain.com/poly/index.html,and choose a level of difficulty. Be sure the dot stays on the top game for area and perimeter. Read the instructions on the screen and click “start digging”. Try different levels of difficulty for about 15-20 minutes. HAVE FUN!

 

Task#2

Complete the 5 problems below and write your answers on a sheet of paper.
(Don’t forget to put your name on your paper.) Return to your math teacher within the two week window after the e-day. 

1.    A rectangular field measures 10 ft. by 3 ft.

What is the area of this field?

 

 

 

2.  A square-shaped room measures 6 ft. on one side.

What is the perimeter of this room?

 

 

 

 

 

 3. Mary wants new carpeting for her dining room. Her dining room is a 5 yd. by 10 yd. rectangle.

How much carpeting does she need to buy to cover her entire dining room?

 

 

 

  

4.  Isabella is making a display board for the school

elections. The display board is a 10 ft. by 6 ft.

rectangle. She needs to add a ribbon border

around the entire display board. What is the

length of ribbon that she needs?

 

 

 

 5.Jasmine is making a display board for the school

talent show. The display board is a 10 ft. by 9 ft.

rectangle. If ribbon costs $2 per foot, how much will

it cost to add a ribbon border around the entire

display board?

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