Mensuration – Grade 6

Mensuration is derived from the Greek word “Mensuration” meaning “to measure”. Through the chapters covered in this section, students will develop a good understanding of the following areas: Plane mensuration – deals with the measurement of sides, perimeters and areas of plane figures like triangles, polygons etc. Solid mensuration – deals with the measurement of surfaces, areas and volume of solid figures like cube, cuboid, sphere, cone, cylinders etc.

We provide theory, MCQs and assignments for each individual topic. Click on each topic to know more details.

Plane Figures
Key topics include :

  • Area and Perimeter of squares and rectangles
  • Related problem sums
  • Area of compound figures

Students will need to solve a range of problems covering perimeter, area of different shapes – squares, rectangles and compound figures.
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Circles
Key topics include :

  • Finding area and circumference of a circle
  • Area and perimeter of compound figures — semicircle, quadrant

Students will need to solve a range of problems covering area, circumference of different shapes – circles, semi-circles , quadrants. Read more about this course.

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