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Area
= is the
number of square units that cover a figure
To find
the area,
count the number of
square units in an object.
Also
know that
Area = length x width
( A = l x w)
Each
square is a
'square unit'
Each object (A or B) has 5 square units
Object A has 3
vertical and 2 horizontal
square units
to equal a total of 5
sq.units.
Object
B has 4 sq. units and
2 half units which together equal 1
sq.unit
to equal a total of 5 sq.
units.
This "T" object
has 10 square units
This rectangle also
has 10 square units
Area's formula is:
Area = length x
width
A= l x w
In the object above,
5 x 2 = 10
square centimeters
Remember:
Counting
the number of square units
and knowing
Area= length x width
can help you find the area
of an object.
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