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## Texas Go Math Grade 3 Lesson 16.2 Answer Key Use Area Models

**Unlock the Problem**

Melissa has a garden that is shaped like the rectangle below. Each unit square represents 1 square meter. What is the area of her garden?

Remember

A unit square can be different sizes: 1 square meter, 1 square foot, 1 square centimeter, and so on.

**One Way** **Use repeated addition.**

Count the number of rows.

Count the number of unit squares in each row.

________ rows of _________ = ☐

Write an addition equation.

So, the area is __________ square meters.

Answer:

Explanation:

3 rows of 6 = 18

Write an addition equation.

So, the area is 18 square meters.

**Another Way Use multiplication.**

Count the number of rows. Count the number of unit squares in each row.

_________ rows of ________ = ☐

This figure is like an array. How do you find the total number of squares in an array?

Write a multiplication equation.

So, the area is _________ square meters.

Answer:

Explanation:

3 rows of 6= 18

3 x 6 = 18

So, the area is 18 square meters.

**Math talk**

**Mathematical Processes**

Explain when you can use different methods to the same area.

Answer:

Explanation:

When we cannot count rows and columns

**Share and Show**

Question 1.

Find the area of the rectangle in two ways.

_________ rows of _________ = ☐

Add. _________ + _________ + _________ = _________

Multiply. _________ × _________ = _________

What is the area of the rectangle?

_________ square units

Answer:

3 rows of 4 = 12

Explanation:

The area of the rectangle in two ways

Add. 4 + 4 + 4 = 12

Multiply. 4 × 3 = 12

12 square units

**Math talk**

**Mathematical Processes**

Which method do you prefer using? Explain.

Answer: Multiplication

Explanation:

Because it is easy to find the area.

**Find the area of the rectangle. Each unit square is 1 square foot.**

Question 2.

Answer:

2 x 7 = 14 square foot.

Explanation:

Number of rows x Number of Columns = Area

Question 3.

Answer:

3 x 5 = 15 square foot.

Explanation:

Number of rows x Number of Columns = Area

**Find the area of the rectangle. Each unit square is 1 square meter.**

Question 4.

Answer: 4 x 8 = 32 square meter.

Explanation:

Number of rows x Number of Columns = Area

Question 5.

Answer: 3 x 9 = 21 square meter.

Explanation:

Number of rows x Number of Columns = Area

Question 6.

Answer: 5 x 8 = 40 square meter.

Explanation:

Number of rows x Number of Columns = Area

Question 7.

Answer: 5 x 5 = 25 square meter.

Explanation:

Number of rows x Number of Columns = Area

**Problem Solving**

Question 8.

**Write Math Use Math** Language Multi-Step Compare the areas of the two rugs at the right. Each unit square represents 1 square foot. Which rug has the greater area? Explain.

Answer: They are equal

Explanation:

Number of rows x Number of Columns = Area

4 x 3 = 12

3 x 4 = 12

Both the rugs areas are same

Question 9.

**H.O.T. Pose a Problem** A tile company tiled a wall using square tiles. A mural is painted in the center. The drawing shows the design. The area of each tile used is 1 square foot.

Write a problem that can be solved by using the drawing. Then solve your problem.

Answer: What is the area of the mural

Explanation:

3 x 8 = 24

The total area is

5 x 10 = 50

50 – 24 = 26 is the boundaries.

Question 10.

**H.O.T.** Draw and shade three different rectangles with an area of 24 square units. Then write an addition or multiplication equation for each area.

Answer:

Explanation:

4 x 6 = 24

6 x 4 = 24

3 x 8 = 24

**Daily Assessment Task**

**Fill in the bubble for the correct answer choice.**

Question 11.

Brianna is coloring a bookmark. Each unit square is 1 square inch. Which multiplication equation can be used to find the area of the bookmark?

(A) 7 + 7= 14

(B) 7 × 7 = 49

(C) 2 × 7 = 14

(D) 2 × 2 = 4

Answer: C

Explanation:

Brianna is coloring a bookmark. Each unit square is 1 square inch.

7 × 7 = 49 multiplication equation can be used to find the area of the bookmark

Question 12.

Maria is painting a tile design for her porch. Each square tile is 1 square foot. What is the area of the design?

(A) 9 square feet

(B) 18 square feet

(C) 16 square feet

(D) 20 square feet

Answer: D

Explanation:

Number of rows x Number of Columns = Area

4 x 5 = 20

Question 13.

**Multi-Step** Tom and Bill are painting a fence. Tom paints the yellow area. Bill paints the white area. Each unit square is 1 square foot. How many more square feet does Bill paint than Tom?

(A) 10 square feet

(B) 40 square feet

(C) 15 square feet

(D) 25 square feet

Answer: A

Explanation:

5 x 3 = 15 is yellow

5 x 5 = 25 is white

25 – 15 = 10 more square feet does Bill paint than Tom

**Texas Test Prep**

Question 14.

Heather drew this rectangle. Which equation can be used to find the area of the rectangle?

(A) 5 × 8 = 40

(B) 8 × 8 = 64

(C) 8 + 8 + 8 + 8 = 32

(D) 5 × 5 = 25

Answer: A

Explanation:

5 × 8 = 40 equation can be used to find the area of the rectangle

### Texas Go Math Grade 3 Lesson 16.2 Homework and Practice Answer Key

**Find the area of the rectangle. Each unit square Is 1 square meter.**

Question 1.

Answer: 3 x 7 = 21 square meter**.**

Explanation:

Number of rows x Number of Columns = Area

Question 2.

Answer: 4 x 6 = 24 square meter

Explanation:

Number of rows x Number of Columns = Area

Question 3.

Answer: 6 x 6 = 36 square meter

Explanation:

Number of rows x Number of Columns = Area

Question 4.

Answer: 5 x 7 = 35 square meter

Explanation:

Number of rows x Number of Columns = Area

**Problem Solving**

Question 5.

Shoshauna is using one-inch tiles to cover a table. She wants to put a green border around the edge of the table. She wants to make the center of the table yellow. How many more yellow tiles does she need than green tiles? Explain.

Answer:

Total area = 8 x 8 = 64

She wants to make the center of the table yellow

6 x 6 = 36 yellow

64 – 36 = 28 is green

36 – 28 = 8 more yellow tiles does she need than green tiles

**Lesson Check**

**Fill in the bubble completely to show your answer.**

Question 6.

Nolan draws this diagram for a rug. Which equation can be used to find the area?

(A) 5 + 8 = 40

(B) 5 × 5 = 25

(C) 8 × 5 = 40

(D) 8 × 8 = 64

Answer: C

Explanation:

Number of rows x Number of Columns = Area

8 x 5 = 40 equation can be used to find the area

Question 7.

Marisol puts together a floor puzzle. Each puzzle piece is 1 square foot. What is the area of the puzzle?

(A) 27 square feet

(B) 28 square feet

(C) 32 square feet

(D) 25 square feet

Answer: B

Explanation:

The area of the puzzle is 28 square feet.

Question 8.

**Multi-Step** Lu Chen draws this diagram of his patio. Each square is 1 square meter. He wants to add 12 square meters to the patio. What will be the size of the new patio?

(A) 40 square meters

(B) 36 square meters

(C) 42 square meters

(D) 48 square meters

Answer: D

Explanation:

Lu Chen draws this diagram of his patio.

Each square is 1 square meter. He wants to add 12 square meters to the patio.

48 square meters will be the size of the new patio

9 x 4 = 36 + 12 = 48

Question 9.

**Multi-Step** Aliki and Deke are covering a wall with panels. Aliki covers the yellow area. Deke covers the white area. Each panel is 1 square foot. How many more square feet does Aliki cover than Deke?

(A) 6 square feet

(B) 8 square feet

(C) 9 square feet

(D) 7 square feet

Answer:

Area of white panel is 4 x 7 = 28

Area of Yellow is 3 x 9 = 27

4 x 2 = 8

27 + 8 = 35

35 – 28 = 7

Explanation:

7 more square feet does Aliki cover than Deke