Instructional Activity# Example 1: Decomposing Polygons into Rectangles

Lesson 5. Unit 5. Grade 6 EngageNY

EngageNY10 min(s)

This Instructional Activity is a part of the Lesson 5, Unit 5, Grade 6. The Intermediate School is producing a play that needs a special stage built. A diagram of the stage is given (not drawn to scale). On the first diagram, divide the stage into three rectangles using two horizontal lines. Find the dimensions of these rectangles, and calculate the area of each.