# Using the State Curriculum: Mathematics, Grade 6

 Sample Assessments: Each sample assessment item gives an idea of how an assessment item on the MSA might be presented. The items appropriately measure the content of the State Curriculum and may be formatted similarly to those appearing on the MSA; however, these are sample items only and have not appeared on any MSA form.
 Standard 3.0 Knowledge of Measurement Topic C. Applications in Measurement Indicator 1. Estimate and apply measurement formulas Objective c. Estimate and determine the area of a composite figure Assessment limit: Use composite figures with no more than four polygons (triangles or rectangles) and whole number dimensions (0 – 500)

### Selected Response Item

A diagram of Marty's yard is shown below.

Note: The figure is not drawn to scale.

What is the area, in square yards, of Marty's yard?

1. 106 square yards
2. 112 square yards
3. 130 square yards
4. 136 square yards
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