Area of a Triangle 2 Video Tutorial

Teacher Specific Information

Watch this Area of a Triangle 2 Video Tutorial to see Ivan demonstrate how to calculate the area of right-angled triangles using the formula b x h ÷ 2. He discusses how rectilinear shapes can be used to work out the area of a triangle, as well as how to work backwards to find missing dimensions when the area is given. Throughout the video, there are questions for pupils to answer.

This video will be useful for children to watch at home or for extra support as part of an intervention, or whole class activity.

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National Curriculum Objectives

Mathematics Year 6: (6M7b) Calculate the area of parallelograms and triangles
Mathematics Year 6: (6M7c) Recognise when it is possible to use formulae for the area of shapes