# The Basics of Area Exercises

### Example 1

Can the area of a hexagon be calculated?

### Example 2

Can the area of a cube be calculated?

### Example 3

Why is grams^{2} not a valid unit for area?

### Example 4

From the list in^{3}, kg^{2}, cm^{2}, mL^{2}, units, light-years^{2}, min^{2}, ft, yd^{2}, and miles^{2}, which are valid units for area?

### Example 5

From the list ft^{2}, sec, units^{2}, in, cm^{3}, km^{-1}, mg^{2}, mm^{2}, lb^{2}, oz^{2}, and meters, which are valid units for area?