IN MATH: 1. n. number of square units enclosed by a plane figure. EX. A 9 foot by 12 foot rug has an area of 12 square yards.

 See: Being Square and Loving It Area Cirlce Formulas by Paper Folding Functions (including Area) Computation Page area.xls -- computes the areas and perimeters of rectangles, parallelograms, triangles, trapezoids, circles. area.doc -- A Word® document with area formulas for a rectangle, parallelogram, triangle, trapezoid, circle.

IN ENGLISH: 1. as defined above. 2. n. the region enclosed by a plane figure or other mental or physical boundary. EX. What area do you plan to study?

APPLICATION: See list 150.

1. State in symbols the formula for the area of a triangle.

2. If you had to compute the area of the palm of your hand in terms of square centimeters, how would you do it?

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