ANSWERS: (1) A = L x W

A = 10.5 feet x 3 feet

A = 31.5 square feet

or

(2) A = L x W

A = 126 inches x 36 inches

A = 4,536 square inches

This problem could be solved two ways: (1) change everything to feet or (2)

change everything to inches.

AREA OF A SQUARE

A square is a special form of rectangle in which all sides are equal in length

and all angles are right angles.

Since a square is a special

rectangle, the formula for

finding the area is the same as

a rectangle.

A = L x W

A = 3 inches x 3 inches

A = ____________ square inches

What is the area in square inches of a square having a side of 3 feet?

A = __________ x __________