Posted by **Cecilia** on Tuesday, August 31, 2010 at 10:09pm.

GIVE THE AREA OF THE FIGURE DESCRIBED.

RECTANGLE; L=12CM , W=5CM HOW SHOULD I GET THE RESULT?

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**Cecilia**, Tuesday, August 31, 2010 at 10:12pm
I REALLY DON KNOW

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**Ms. Sue**, Tuesday, August 31, 2010 at 10:12pm
Please do not use all capital letters. They are hard to read and are considered to be shouting.

Area = length times width

A = 12 * 5

A = ?

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**Cecilia**, Tuesday, August 31, 2010 at 10:15pm
oh sorry = 60?

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**Cecilia**, Tuesday, August 31, 2010 at 10:18pm
nd what about

triangle;b =8 in..,h=11 ???

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**Cecilia**, Tuesday, August 31, 2010 at 10:21pm
its it 44in and the little 2

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**Ms. Sue**, Tuesday, August 31, 2010 at 10:26pm
Yes. The area of the rectangle is 60 square cm.

Area of triangle = 1/2 of the base times the height

A = 1/2 * 8 * 11

A = 44 square units

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