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Lesson 2: Area

# Finding missing side when given area

Lindsay finds the missing side length on a rectangle when given the area of the rectangle.  Created by Lindsay Spears.

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• Can someone tell me what area means?
• Area is the space inside a shape.
• I was working on the area of the quadrilaterals but couldn't find the answer to this question. The question was "A square rug has an area of 72.25ft squared. What is the length of one side?" How do I solve it?
• Find the square root of 72.25.
• how do you find the width when you have no length?
• If the area is given then the formula would be: (area/width=length) because (length x width = area)
• How would u find area of a figure/shape if you didn’t have cut out squares?How would it be labeled?
• There would be lines stretching from side to side of both the width and the height . That’s how they would be labeled, and you would multiply the length of the width and the of the height to get your answer.
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• why is area so hard
• Because it is easy actually
• Lindsay Spears is saying that our area is 80 square centimeters and it is not 80 square centimeters it's 10 square centimeters cm.
• you are the best teacher ever!