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MEAP Preparation - Grade 4 Mathematics
2.8 Area Of Rectangle

The area of a rectangle is:
A = l x b
A = Area of the rectangle
l = length of the rectangle
w = width of the rectangle

Example: What is the area of a rectangle with length 9 cm and width 3 cm?
A = l x b
Area = 9 x 3 cm2
Answer: 27 cm2

Example: What is the length of a rectangle if the area is 204 cm2 and width 12 cm?
A = l x b
204 = l x 12 sq.cms.
l = 17 cms
Answer: 17 cms

Directions: Answer the following questions. Also write at leat ten examples of your own.
Q 1: How many square inches are there in a square foot? (hint: there are 12 inches in 1 foot)
144 sq ft
24 sq ft
14 sq ft

Q 2: The formula for area of a rectangle with length L cms and width W cms is

A = L + W
A = L x W
A = L - W

Q 3: What is the area of a rectangle with length 5cm and width 3cm
8 sq cms
15 sq cms
5 sq cms

Q 4: The units used to measure area of a rectangle is

Q 5: What is the area of a rectangle with length 16 cm and width 2 cm
18 sq cm
32 sq cm
14 sq cm

Q 6: What is the area of a rectangle with length 6 inches and width 4 inches
24 sq cms
10 sq inches
24 sq inches

Q 7: The following are the dimenstions of a rectangle
width and height
length and height
length and width

Q 8: The length of a rectangle is 12 cm and its total area is 84 square cms. Find its width?
7 cm
6 cm
8 cm

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