In this lesson, we will learn
The area of a square can be obtained by multiplying the lengths of the two sides. Since the lengths of the sides are the same in a square, we just square the length of the side to get the area.
Area of a square = s2
The area of a rectangle can be obtained by multiplying the lengths of the two sides. If length of one side is l and the length of the other side is w then the area of the rectangle is given by the formula:
Area of a rectangle = lw
Worksheet to calculate rectangle & square problems involving length, width, perimeter and area.
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