Area of basic geometric shapes - Notes

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					In a square, multiply the          In a rectangle, multiply
  side times the side.           the base times the height.
       A=sxs                              A=bxh




                            The area of some                  In a right
                                                              triangle, one leg
                             basic geometric
                                                              is the base and
                                 shapes
                                                              the other is the
                                                              height. Multiply
                    In a triangle, multiply                   half the base
                    half the base times the                   times the height.
                    height. A = ½ b x h                       A=½bxh




                    A=½bxh



                                                              In a circle,
                                                              multiply pi times
                                                              the radius
                                                              squared.


                                                              A= r2.

				
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