Area of Rectangle Worksheets

Welcome to our Area of Rectangle worksheets page.

Here you will find a range of free printable area sheets, which will help your child to learn to work out the areas of a range of rectangles.

These sheets are aimed at children from 3rd to 5th grade.

Area of Rectangle Worksheets

On this webpage you will find our range of worksheets to help your child learn to work out the area of a range of rectangles.

These sheets are graded from easiest to hardest, and each sheet comes complete with answers.

Using these sheets will help your child to:

  • understand what area is;
  • know how to find the area of a rectangle by counting squares;
  • know how to find the area of a rectangle by multiplying adjacent sides;
  • find a missing side of a rectangle, when the area is known.
  • find areas involving multiplying fractions;
  • find areas of rectilinear shapes (shapes made up of rectangles)

What is Area?

  • Area is the amount of space that is inside a shape.
  • Because it is an amount of space, it has to be measured in squares.
  • If the shape is measured in cm, then the area would be measured in square cm or cm2

Area of a Rectangle

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  • If you are measuring the area of a rectangle, then the area will equal the length multiplied by the width.
  • Or Area of a rectangle = length x width.
  • The area of the rectangle below is 5 x 3 = 15 squares.

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Area of Rectangle Worksheets

3rd Grade Area of Rectangle Sheets

4th Grade Area of Rectangles Sheets

5th Grade Area of Rectangles Sheets

Area of Rectilinear Shapes Worksheets

A rectilinear shape is a shape made out of two or more rectangles.

You find the area by splitting the shape up into rectangles and then finding the area of each rectangle and adding them together.

Sheet 1 is a simple sheet that just involves counting squares (3rd grade)

Sheets 2 and 3 involve splitting the shapes into rectangles and finding the area of each one.

Sheets 4 and 5 are the same but use simple fractions and decimals.

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More Area Worksheets

This section contains worksheets on area at a 5th and 6th grade level.

The focus is on calculating the area of triangles and different quadrilaterals.

Using these sheets will help your child to:

  • know how to calculate the area of a triangle;
  • know how to calculate the area of a range of quadrilaterals.
  • learn the formulas to calculate the area of triangles and some quadrilaterals.

Perimeter Worksheets

Here is our selection of free printable perimeter worksheets for 3rd and 4th grade.

The sheets are all graded in order from easiest to hardest.

Using these sheets will help your child to:

  • work out the perimeter of a range of rectangles;
  • find the perimeter of rectilinear shapes.

All the sheets in this section support Elementary Math Benchmarks.

 

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