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# Common Core Standard 6.G.A.1 Questions

Find the area of right triangles, other triangles, special quadrilaterals, and polygons by composing into rectangles or decomposing into triangles and other shapes; apply these techniques in the context of solving real-world and mathematical problems.

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$bar (BC)$ measures 12 m and $bar (AB)$ measures 4 m.
What is the area of right triangle ABD?

1. $16 m^2$
2. $24 m^2$
3. $32 m^2$
4. $48 m^2$
Given the following measurements for trapezoid ABCD, what is the area?

BC = 2 cm
Height = 5 cm

1. 8 square centimeters
2. 15 square centimeters
3. 10 square centimeters
4. 30 square centimeters
The area of square ABCD is 64 square units. What is the area of triangle ACD?
1. 16 square units
2. 24 square units
3. 32 square units
4. 40 square units
Why would you use the formula A = bh?
1. To get the area of a triangle
2. To get the area of a circle
3. To get the area of a parallelogram
4. To get the perimeter of a square
The length of $bar (AD$ is 12 units and the height of the parallelogram is 6 units. What is the area of triangle BCD?
1. $18 units^2$
2. $30 units^2$
3. $36 units^2$
4. $72 units^2$
Which of the following describes a correct method of finding the area of a trapezoid?
1. Compose a right triangle, find its area, then divide the area by 2.
2. Compose a parallelogram, find its area, then divide the area by 2.
3. Decompose into 2 right triangles, find the area of 1 triangle, then multiply the area by 2.
4. Decompose into 2 parallelograms, find the area of 1 parallelogram, then multiply the area by 2.

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What is the area of a triangle with height 8 inches and base 2 inches?
1. 8 square inches
2. 2 square inches
3. 16 square inches
4. 6 square inches