Sheet # 200 Critical Thinking
Name: _____________________ Date_____________
Use drawings, words, or numbers to explain how you got your answer.
Sam says that the area of shape A is equal to the area of shape B.
Explain why Sam's thinking is wrong using words, numbers, or pictures.
Answers for Sheet # 200
Picture A has 9 full squares and 2 half squares.
2 half squares = 1 full square. So the total area of picture A is 9 + 1 = 10 squares.
Picture B has 8 full squares and 2 half squares. Two half squares equal 1 full square. 1 + 8 = 9 full squares