Posted by **some girl** on Friday, September 14, 2012 at 4:10pm.

What is base measurement?

thanks

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**Ms. Sue**, Friday, September 14, 2012 at 4:29pm
The term "base measurements" can have several different meanings.

How is it used in your problem?

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**some girl**, Friday, September 14, 2012 at 4:33pm
trying to find the area of a rectangle

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**Ms. Sue**, Friday, September 14, 2012 at 4:39pm
Does your problem tell you how long the base of the rectangle is?

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**some girl**, Friday, September 14, 2012 at 5:12pm
5 yards and the width is 3 yards

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**Ms. Sue**, Friday, September 14, 2012 at 5:15pm
Ahh -- that means the bottom of the rectangle is considered its base.

A = LW -- or A = BH

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**some girl**, Friday, September 14, 2012 at 5:26pm
thanks

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**Ms. Sue**, Friday, September 14, 2012 at 5:27pm
You're welcome.

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