Formula Sheet for Area of 2d Shapes  Resource (Free Download)

Suitable for Year groups: 8, 9, 10

Formula Sheet for Area of 2d Shapes  resource description

This resource shows images of various 2D shapes alongside the formula for the area of each. Shapes included are: square, rectangle, triangle, trapezium, parallelogram, rhombus and kite.

Formula Sheet for Area of 2D Shapes

This resource provides a convenient reference sheet for the formulas used to calculate the area of common 2D shapes.


Why are area formulas important?

Knowing how to calculate area is a fundamental maths skill with numerous practical applications:

  • Construction: To determine the amount of flooring or paint needed.
  • Design: To calculate surface areas in product and graphic design.
  • Everyday tasks: To figure out how much space something occupies.


How can this resource help?

This formula sheet offers a clear and organised resource:

  • Essential formulas: Includes formulas for squares, rectangles, triangles, parallelograms, trapeziums, and circles.
  • Visual aids: Simple diagrams help illustrate each shape.
  • Easy reference: Provides a quick guide during problem-solving.
  • Free PDF download: Accessible format for classroom or home use.


Benefits for learners:

  • Improves recall of key formulas.
  • Supports problem-solving in geometry.
  • Saves time during tests or revision.

This resource is valuable for both teachers and pupils. It's helpful for introducing area calculations, providing a handy reference tool, and supporting independent revision.



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