### Clarifications

*Clarification 1:*Instruction includes covering the figure with unit squares, a rectangular array or applying a formula.

*Clarification 2:* Two-dimensional figures cannot exceed 12 units by 12 units and responses include the appropriate units in word form.

**Subject Area:**Mathematics (B.E.S.T.)

**Grade:**3

**Strand:**Geometric Reasoning

**Date Adopted or Revised:**08/20

**Status:**State Board Approved

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