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Finding the Area of Rectangles

You can count squares to find the area of a

rectangle squares

Each square represents 1 square unit. The
rectangle has 18 squares, so the area for this
rectangle is 18 square units or 18 cm.
 rectangle squares


You can use a formula  to find the area of a
rectangle. The formula is length x  height or
area = l x h

Example: Find the area of the rectangle.

area of a rectangle
rectangle formula