# Geometry

Find the area of each rectangle wit the given base and height...

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1) 4ft, 4in

2) 30in, 4yd

3) 2ft 3in, 6in

4) 40cm, 2m

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1. to find the area, you must have consistent units. So, for #1, that would be

4 ft * 4 in * 12in/ft = 192 in^2

or,

4 ft * 4 in * 1ft/12in = 4/3 ft^2

for #3, you might do

2ft3in = 27in or 9/4 ft
27in * 6in = 162in^2
9/4 ft * 1/2 ft = 9/8 ft^2

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