# Area

 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 32 A = 122 A = 6 Area is always expressed in sq. measurments How do you get the area of a trapezoid? A = b1 + b2 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 32 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 AuthorJudyRi ID11556 Card SetArea DescriptionFormulas for ares of different shapes Updated2010-03-22T04:43:55Z Show Answers