What We Know About Area

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Area Quizzes & Trivia


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  • 1. 
    What does the mathematical term ‘perimeter’ refer to?
  • 2. 
    What does the mathematical term ‘area’ refer to?
  • 3. 
    What is the abbreviation for ‘hectare’?
  • 4. 
    Explain the term ‘dimensions’ when used in relation to the mathematical study of area.
  • 5. 
    Danny has a rectangular rose garden that measures 8m by 10m. One bag of fertilizer can cover 16m2. How many bags will he need to cover the entire garden?
  • 6. 
    My living room has a total area of 48m2. What is the length and width of my living room?
  • 7. 
    A door frame of dimensions 4m x 5m is fixed on the wall of dimensions 11m x 11m. Find the total cost of hiring someone to paint the wall if it costs $2.50 for every square metre. 
  • 8. 
    Name a profession that requires workers to calculate area.
  • 9. 
    Why would someone need to find the area of a basketball court and which unit of measurement would they use?
  • 10. 
    Where do you most commonly hear people referring to the area of land in hectares?
  • 11. 
    Why do we need a formal unit of measurement that is larger than square kilometres?
  • 12. 
    Find the area in square centimetres of a rectangle with one side measuring 8 centimetres and the other 40 millimetres . 
  • 13. 
    What is the area in square kilometres of a rectangle with sides measuring 6 kilometres and 3500 metres?
  • 14. 
    My garden bed is square shaped with a total area of 20 square metres. Find the length and width of the sides
  • 15. 
    Find the area, in hectare, of a field whose length is 240m and width 110m.
  • 16. 
    What is the best unit of measurement to calculate the area of a football field?
  • 17. 
    Which unit of measurement is the best to calculate the area of an A4 piece of paper?
  • 18. 
    Which unit of measurement would you use to measure the area of farmland for a wheat crop?
  • 19. 
    Which unit of measurement would you use to calculate the area of a large lake?
  • 20. 
    How many rectangles (including squares) can you make/draw with an area of 36 square centimetres?
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