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# How do you find the area of something?

## Answer

###### Wiki User

###### December 01, 2015 10:49PM

1) You can use one of several standard formulae, depending on what figure you are using.2) For general figures, including irregular figures, you can use integration.

###### Wiki User

###### December 01, 2015 10:47PM

There are various formulas depending on the shape of the thing you want to find the area of. Length times width will work for regular rectangles.

###### Wiki User

###### February 19, 2010 1:26AM

You multiply the length X the width.