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These are the Transum resources related to the statement: "Pupils should be taught to calculate the area of parallelograms and triangles".

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- Area and Perimeter Show that you know the area and perimeter formulas of basic shapes.
- Area and Perimeter of a Parallelogram Many different ways to practise your skills finding the areas and perimeters of parallelograms.
- Area And Perimeter Video Calculate and solve problems involving perimeter and area of rectangles, triangles, parallelograms, trapezia, kites and composite shapes.
- Area of a Triangle Calculate the areas of the given triangles in this self marking quiz.
- Area Two How many different shapes with an area of 2 square units can you make by joining dots on this grid with straight lines?
- Quad Areas Calculate the areas of all the possible quadrilaterals that can be constructed by joining together dots on this grid.

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