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Area of Triangles and Trapezoids Video Lesson with Student Notes

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This video lesson teaches students how to find the area of triangles and the area of trapezoids.

In particular, your students will learn...
* The formula for finding the area of a triangle
* How to identify the base and height of a triangle
* How to find the area of a triangle using the formula
* The formula for finding the area of trapezoids
* How to identify the bases and height of a trapezoid
* How to find the area of a trapezoid using the formula
* How to use the area formulas to find a missing length of a figure given the area

This lesson assumes students are already familiar with the concept of finding area. If you are looking for an introduction to area, please see our area of parallelograms lesson.

You receive not only the instructional video but accompanying notes for students to complete as they watch the lesson. Answer key is also included.

This means you can easily hold your students accountable, increase their retention and understanding, and provide them a great resource for review.

Perfect for in-class demonstration, remedial help, sub plans, or for flipping your class.

Upon purchase, you will receive the student notes as well as information for how you can give your students individual access to the video.

All MathLight pre-algebra videos are available for free at www.mymathlight.com. You are purchasing rights to the student notes that accompany this video and allow you to easily access participation & understanding. You are also purchasing the rights to download the video & re-upload it to your private, password-protected class website (instructions included in supplementary materials).

Save money by purchasing the complete unit here:
* Area & Volume Unit .
The full unit includes video lessons, student notes, practice exercises, assessments, unit review, review videos, and more for each of the following topics:
11.1 Area of Parallelograms
11.2 Area of Triangles & Trapezoids 
11.3 Area of Circles 
11.4 Surface Area of Prisms 
11.5 Surface Area of Cylinders & Spheres 
11.6 Volume of Prisms & Cylinders 
11.7 Volume of Pyramids, Cones & Spheres 

Want to see an example first? Download our free Integers unit with videos here.

Or, you can view the video in its entirety (which will also show you what to expect in the student notes) at mymathlight.com. Just click "Try it free" and choose "Show me the videos."


The MathLight curriculum is also a great option for homeschoolers, as it includes video explanations for each concept. Visit www.mymathlight.com for more info.

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