What is Area?
Area is the size of a surface!
These shapes all have the same area of 9:
Area of Simple Shapes
There are special formulas for certain shapes:
Example: What is the area of this rectangle?
The formula is:
Area = w × h
w = width
h = height
The width is 5, and the height is 3, so we know w = 5 and h = 3. So:
Area = 5 × 3 = 15