Practise applying maths formulas with this area of a triangle worksheet.
Year 7 Maths Worksheets
Introducing our new worksheet designed to help students master the concept of finding the area of a triangle. This worksheet features a total of 13 problems, including 10 standard practice problems and 3 application problems.
The 10 standard practice problems are designed to help students understand the basic formula for finding the area of a triangle. They will be asked to use the base and height of the triangle to calculate its area. These problems are ideal for students who are just starting to learn about the concept of area and need a lot of practice to build their skills.
The 3 application problems, on the other hand, are designed to help students apply what they have learned to real-world situations. These problems will challenge students to think critically and use their knowledge of area to solve practical problems. For example, students may be asked to find the area of a triangular garden plot or to calculate the amount of paint needed to cover a triangular wall.
An answer key is included with your download to make grading fast and easy!
Tips for Differentiation + Scaffolding
In addition to independent student work time, use this worksheet as an activity for:
- Guided maths groups
- Lesson wrap-up
- Fast finishers
- Homework assignment
- Whole-class review (via smartboard)
For students who need an additional challenge, encourage them to create a triangle with different measurements, but the same area.
If students need additional support, provide a multiplication chart to help with basic maths facts. Additionally, consider using the editable version to create problems with smaller numbers.
Easily Download & Print
Use the dropdown icon on the Download button to choose between the PDF or editable Google Slides version of this resource.
Because this resource includes an answer sheet, we recommend you print one copy of the entire file. Then, make photocopies of the blank worksheet for students to complete.
To save paper, we suggest printing this 2-page worksheet double-sided.
Turn this teaching resource into a sustainable activity by printing on cardboard and slipping it into a dry-erase sleeve. Students can record their answers with a whiteboard marker, then erase and reuse them.
Additionally, project the worksheet onto a screen and work through it as a class by having students record their answers in their notebooks.
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This resource was created by Cassandra Friesen, a Teach Starter Collaborator.
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