Succeed with maths: part 2
Succeed with maths: part 2

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6 Summary

This week you may well have encountered some new mathematical language and different ways of drawing shapes to precisely communicate their properties. As well as this new knowledge, there were also quite a few formulas introduced for perimeters, areas and volumes. That’s a lot to take in, so congratulations for working your way through the week!

You should now be able to:

  • understand some terms used to describe shapes
  • understand the notation used when drawing shapes
  • work out the perimeter and area of simple shapes
  • calculate the volume of simple solids.

You can now go to Week 7.

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