Unit 3, Lesson 2# Solve multiplicative comparison word problems by applying the area and perimeter formulas

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In this lesson, students use manipulatives to concretely experience area and perimeter by building rectangles, they draw rectangles as they develop a pictorial understanding of area and perimeter, and then they apply their understanding of the formulas for area and perimeter to solve multiplicative comparison word problems.