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What is the equation for area?

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January 11, 2010 9:14PM

The most commonly used rectangular equation for area is:

  • length · width

Some others

Area of Circle

  • pi · r2

Area of an Elipse

  • pi · radius1 · radius2

Area of a Parallelogram

  • base · height

Area of a Trapezoid

  • height / 2 ( base1 + base2 )

Area of a Triangle

  • 1 / 2 ( base · height )