It can be complicated for students to calculate areas of irregular/composite figures. Make it more interesting with this colorful activity!
Eight diagrams are included in the activity and a detailed answer key is included. Do remember that there is often more than one correct way for students to solve these problems while still arriving at the same answer.
Check out Irregular Composite Areas Tutorial (editable)
as a great instructional introduction to this activity!
Partner Power: Irregular Composite Areas
is another great set of practice problems.
Irregular Composite Areas Color by Number
by Activities by Jill
is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License