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**Finding the Area of Rectangles**

You can count squares to find the area of a

rectangle.

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.