# Lesson overview: Calculate the area of rectangles

In this lesson, we will find the area of rectangles by counting squares and using arrays and multiplication. We will also compare the area of different rectangles, including squares.

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### 10 lessons in 2-D shape, perimeter and area:

- Calculate and measure perimeter
- Calculate the area of rectangles
- Calculate the area of rectilinear shapes
- Compare the area and perimeter of rectangles
- Calculate the area of non-rectilinear shapes
- Comparing & classifying 2-d shapes
- Comparing & classifying quadrilaterals
- Comparing & classifying right angled triangles and equilateral triangles
- Comparing & classifying isosceles and scalene triangles
- Identifying lines of symmetry in 2D shapes