Area
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Author:
JudyRi
ID:
11556
Filename:
Area
Updated:
2010-03-22 00:43:55
Tags:
Math
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Description:
Formulas for ares of different shapes
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How do you get the area of a square
b X h = area
Example:
If a square is 4 inches heigh (h) and 4 inches wide (b) the formulate would be
4 X 4 = 20 sq. in.
REMEMBER: Area is always expressed in sq. measurments
How do you get the area of a rectangle?
b X h = area
Example:If a square is 4 inches heigh (h) and 5 inches wide (b) the formulate would be
4 X 5 = 20 sq. in.
REMEMBER: Area is always expressed in sq. measurments
How do you get the area of a triangle?
A =
b x h
2
If the height of a triangle is 4' and the base is 3' the formula would be
A =
4 x 3
2
A =
12
2
A = 6
Area is always expressed in sq. measurments
How do you get the area of a trapezoid?
A =
b
_{1}
+ b
_{2}
x h
2
If the trapazoid has a bottom base of 5" and a top base of 3" and a height of 3 inches
A =
5 + 3
x 3
2
A =
8
x 3
2
A = 4 x 3
A = 12 sq. in.
What does ' mean in measurements?
feet
What does " mean in measurements?
inches