Measure Up Math
In order to build a house or paint a room, builders must know an important measuring concept: finding area. Using accessible explanations and illustrations, readers will be introduced to the simple formula for finding area using length and height. Strategies to solve finding area of irregular shapes as well as simple squares and triangles are discussed, including concepts such as pi and measuring a pie. Fun math problems featured throughout encourage readers to apply what they've learned. Budding contractors can then put their new knowledge to work in a fun concluding activity.