Plane figures 2


Sub-Theme: Drawing practice

WEEK 2 and 3

Plane figures 2

Performance objectives

Students should be able to:

  1. Find the area of regular plane figures.
  2. Enlarge and reduce plane figures.


The area of a regular plane figure

The area of a plane figure is the space occupied by that plane figure. The area is the product of two lengths and its unit is given in cm2. The area of plane figures also known as (polygons) can be obtained through the following methods:

Triangle: the area of a triangle can be one half the product of base and height i.e. area of triangle= ½ base × height

Parallelogram: the area of a Parallelogram is the product on one side and the perpendicular distance between.... View More

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