Area of Rectangles and Distributive Property

Interactive practice questions

Find the area of the following rectangle.

 $4$4 cm $7$7 cm
Easy
Less than a minute

A rectangular room has an area of $60$60 m2 and a length of $6$6 m. What is the width of the room?

Use the fact that the area of a rectangle is given by $\text{area }=\text{length }\times\text{width }$area =length ×width .

The rectangle below has been split in to two rectangles. We want to work out the area.

We want to work out the area of the following rectangle by splitting it into two smaller rectangles.

Outcomes

GM3-2

Find areas of rectangles and volumes of cuboids by applying multiplication.