## Compare Methods of Finding Area

## Formative Assessment

# Summary of the Math: Compare Methods of Finding Area

- Write a summary that describes and compares the method for finding area using a grid versus the method for finding area by decomposing a figure into smaller figures.
- Discuss when you would use each method and the advantages and disadvantages of each method.

## Hint:

Check your summary.

- Do you explain how to use the grid method to find area?
- Do you explain how to use the decomposition method to find area?
- Do you discuss when to use each method?
- Do you discuss the advantages and disadvantages of each method?