## Area in Square Units

#### What is an area?

Area is the size of a surface or the amount of surface covered.

#### 1. Falaq makes the following figures using identical square tiles.

What is the area of each figure?

Which two figures have the same area?

Figure A is made up of 9 square tiles. Its area is 9 tiles.

Figure B is made up of 10 square tiles. Its area is 10 tiles.

Figure C is made up of 10 square tiles. Its area is 10 tiles.

Figure B and Figure C are made up of 10 tiles each.

They have the same area.

Figure B is made up of 10 square tiles. Its area is 10 tiles.

Figure C is made up of 10 square tiles. Its area is 10 tiles.

Figure B and Figure C are made up of 10 tiles each.

They have the same area.

Two different shapes can have the same area if they use the same number of tiles.

#### 2. What is the area of the shaded figure below?

The shaded figure above is made up of 7 square units.

Its area is 7 square units.

Its area is 7 square units.

#### 3. Find the area of the shaded figure below.

The figure above is made up of squares and half-squares.

There are 8 squares.

There are 2 half-squares.

The area of the shaded figure is 9 square units.

There are 8 squares.

There are 2 half-squares.

The area of the shaded figure is 9 square units.