Understand that area is an attribute of plane figures that is measured in square units. Find the area of a figure using pattern blocks, which can be used as concrete non-standard units.
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Does the large triangle or square take up more space? Justify your answer.
Area is the measure of how much flat space an object takes up. Compare the areas of the medium triangle and the parallelogram.
Use copies of the smallest triangle to determine the area of each of the shapes.
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Use triangle pattern blocks to find the area of the shape below.
Area: _____ triangle units
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