Measuring areas

How to measure the area of a polygon

Notes

What is the area of a polygon? It is its surface.

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What is the area of a polygon?

The area is the space occupied by a polygon on a plane.

To find the measure of an area, you have to find its surface.

An area is a two-dimensional quantity: when you use your marker, you draw an thick line that has its length and height.

Different units of measurement, different measurements

Different units of measurement, different measurements

Surface area's unit of measurement

Surface area's unit of measurement