Area of Composite Shapes | Compound Figures Worksheets
Access our exclusive collection of free area of composite shapes worksheets and take advantage of the lifehacks it provides to enhance the productivity and efficiency while finding the area of compound figures. Just as breaking a difficult task into simple activities is how it is best accomplished, partitioning complex shapes into simple geometric figures is how the job gets done here! Our printable worksheets, with included answer keys, are available in both customary and metric units.
These pdf resources are designed for 7th grade, 8th grade, and high school students.
Instruct kids to decompose the composite figures (or compound shapes) into simple ones, find the areas of the simple shapes, and then add them together to determine the area of the shaded region. It doesn't need to be any more complex!
Proficiency in simple concepts is the stepping stone to mastery in complicated concepts! This pdf worksheet requires kids in 7th grade and 8th grade to understand the simple shapes thoroughly to find the area of composite shapes.
The practice in this free worksheet on compound shapes is to mentally work out the basic shapes involved, calculate the area of those geometric shapes individually, and subtract them to find the answer.
Let children get back in subtracting action with the combination of common shapes such as triangles, circles, rectangles, and squares! This printable worksheet has excellent practice in store for them to find the area of the shaded portions.
Continue to find the area of compound shapes by breaking them into simple shapes! Apply the appropriate formulas and add/subtract the areas to find the area of the highlighted portion in this pdf worksheet.
Watch how brilliantly students in 8th grade and high school tackle this free printable! See how effectively they break down each composite shape, find the area of the individual geometric figures, and solve the illustrated problems.