Areas of Squares and Rectangles by Counting Grid Squares

 

Areas of shapes is popular on the transfer tests. The most basic of these can be solved by counting 1cm2 grids like in this worksheet so make sure that your child can answer these as a starting point.

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 [Answers: 8 cm2, 6 cm2, 3 cm2, 20 cm2, 16 cm2, 15 cm2, 9 cm2, 2 cm2, 10 cm2]