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Area- finding the missing side

When working with geometry always draw the figure, Then put in the measurements. This habit helps when going over the homework without the book or checking for errors.

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Always write the formula

(abbreviations are okay).

Plug in the numbers.

Solve - being sure to add the measurement squared.

Basic Formula is

Area = base x height

A = b x h

Memorize it.

 

 

45 ft sq

15 ft

 

Write the formula:

Area = base x height

45 = 15 x h

45 / 15 = 15h /15 remember 1 step equations

45/15 = h

3 ft = h

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