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The Basics of Area Examples

Example 1

Can the area of a pentagon be calculated?

Example 2

The measurements of a circle are expressed in kilometers. Can we find the area? If so, what units will we use?

Example 3

A regular dodecagon (12-sided figure) has side lengths of 8 mm. What units will its area be in?

Example 4

If two polygons are congruent, their areas are congruent. True or false?