Units of Measure

# How do you measure the area of a rectangle?

###### Wiki User

###### 2007-05-09 22:50:42

To find the area of a rectangle you mutiply the base times the

height. A=BH -jessica

## Related Questions

###### Asked in Units of Measure

### How do you measure area in math?

In order to measure area of an object in math you will have the
multiply the objects witdth X (times) length then you will have
your area or the inside of the object. Depends on the shape! For a
rectangle or square it is A=L*B Depends on the shape! For a
rectangle or square it is A=L*B Depends on the shape! For a
rectangle or square it is A=L*B

###### Asked in Math and Arithmetic, Algebra, Geometry

### How do you find the length and breadth if area is known for a rectangle?

If you do not know the length or breadth of a rectangle, you
cannot know the area. If you do not know the area of a rectangle,
you cannot know the length and breadth.
To know the length and breadth of a rectangle, you have to know
some other contributing factor in the equation. If you don't,
measure it!

###### Asked in Geometry

### What is the area of a rectangle?

The area of a rectangle is found by using the formula
A=LxW (Area equals length times width)
The area of a rectangle is calculated by multiplying the length
by the width - the result is square measure. A rectangle 6 inches
by 8 inches would be 48 square inches in area. (6x8=48)
Example
A=LxW
A=4x5
A=20

###### Asked in Math and Arithmetic, Algebra, Geometry

### How do you measure 144 squared ft?

To measure an existing area: Assuming it is a rectangle, you
measure length and width (in feet), then multiply (to get square
feet).
To get a rectangle that has that area: Find two numbers that,
when multiplied, give 144. Then measure off a length equal to the
first number, and a width equal to the second number.

###### Asked in Math and Arithmetic, Geometry

### How do you find the base area of a box?

Think about the flat of the box that sits on the floor. It's a
square or a rectangle,
and that's the only part of the box you're interested in, so
forget about the rest.
That square or rectangle has a length and a width, which you can
easily measure.
Once you measure them, multiply them, just as you would with any
other square
or rectangle to find its area.