Sheet # 198 Critical Thinking
Name: _____________________ Date_____________
Use drawings, words, or numbers to explain how you got your answer.
Jim says that the area of shape A is equal to the area of shape B.
Explain why Jim's thinking is wrong using words, numbers, or pictures.
Answers for Sheet # 198
Picture A has 4 full squares and 8 half squares.
8 half squares = 4 full squares. So the total area of picture A is 4 + 4 = 8 squares.
Picture B has 4 full squares and 4 half squares. Four half squares equal 2 full squares. 2 + 4 = 6 full squares