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area = length (l) x bredth (b)

Another way to find the area of a rectangle is to multiply its length by its width.

The formula is: area = length × width

We can rearrange this formula to find the length or the width:

length = area ÷ width

width = area ÷ length


What is the length of this rectangle?

Area = 56cm squared and height = 7cm

The area is 56cm2 and the width is 7cm, so the length is 56 ÷ 7 = 8cm


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