1.

__Identify the properties of the polygon__
~does the polygon have parallel sides? If so, how many?

~how many sides does the polygon have?

~does the polygon have any right angles?

2.

__Separate polygon into the fewest number of rectangles/squares and triangles as possible__
~create and label right angles

3.

__Find the area of each of the separate pieces using our formulas for rectangles and triangles__
Triangle area = (L x W)/2

Rectangle area = L x W

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ReplyDeleteMs.Miller,

ReplyDeleteHi it's Maddy! I just got back from Hawaii and was confused on this piece of information. I was wondering if this was something you're supposed to do at home or just for future reference.

Thanks,

Maddy