Area of squares  by  Charles Monari

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### A rectangle

Finding the area of a rectangle

The triangle is half of the rectangle

### A triangle

A rectangle has two triangles

-Two triangles form a rectangle

### Area

Area of the triangle is going to be half the area of the rectangle

Area of the rectangle

= l x w

Area of the triangle

½b x h

Area of a triangle

Question

Find the area the triangle (shaded) below

Find the area the triangle (shaded) below

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