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Calculating Area

Introduction: 

Whether you’re putting down tiles, buying furniture for a room, or creating a work of art, you will need to calculate the area—the measurement of a surface—in order to plan your project.

In this lesson you will:
  • Learn about the square units that are used to measure area
  • Use the formulas A = l × w and A = s × s to figure out the areas of rectangles and squares
  • Calculate areas in the house and garden
Skills: 
Area
Geometry
Basic Math
Measurement