8.G.7 The task challenges a student to demonstrate understanding of the concepts of area and perimeter of a complex figure. A student must understand the difference between area and perimeter. A student must make sense of the relationship between squares and triangles to determine the area of this complex shape. A student must make sense of the Pythagorean Theorem to find the distance of the side of right triangles in the complex figure in order to determine the perimeter of the complex shape.Copyright © 2009 by Mathematics Assessment Resource Service. All rights reserved.
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