Posted by **Rachel** on Thursday, August 7, 2008 at 9:48am.

I need help what units are used when talking about area?

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**Leo**, Thursday, August 7, 2008 at 9:53am
Usually square units are used when talking about area.

square-miles

centimeters-squared

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**Dr Russ**, Thursday, August 7, 2008 at 10:44am
and there are also units specifc to area, such as acre or hectare. If you want units for a particular topic then there are lots of examples such as barn which is used in physics. There are also many obsolete units.

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