# Area Arrangements

Students will use the inverse relationship between multiplication and division to complete an area formula in a real-world situation. Use this lesson on its own or as support for the lesson The Case of the Missing Rectangle Side.
This lesson can be used as a pre-lesson for the The Case of the Missing Rectangle Side lesson plan.
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This lesson can be used as a pre-lesson for the The Case of the Missing Rectangle Side lesson plan.

#### Objectives

Students will be able to find the missing side of a rectangle given the rectangle's area and measure of one side by applying the area formula.

##### Language

Students will be able to explain how to use the area formula with key vocabulary and visuals.

#### Introduction

(5 minutes)
• Distribute the vocabulary card for the word area and ask students to label the sides based on the equation on the card.
• Let them turn and show their answers to their elbow partners.
• Ask for a volunteer to explain how they labeled the sides. Rephrase their explanation using key vocabulary terms (i.e., "width," "length," "square units," etc.).
• Have a student read the student-friendly language objective: "I can explain how to use the area formula with key vocabulary and visuals."

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