The student will solve practical area and perimeter problems involving composite plane figures.
Essential Knowledge and Skills (Full Curriculum Framework for this SOL)
- Subdivide a figure into triangles, rectangles, squares, trapezoids, and semicircles. Estimate the area of subdivisions and combine to determine the area of the composite figures.
- Use the attributes of the subdivisions to determine the perimeter and circumference of a figure.
- Apply perimenter, circumference, and area formulas to solve practical problems.