# Area of a Rectangle

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- lowbergeometry

What is being multiplied to determine area and why does it work?

(1) What is the quantity being measured for "height"?
(2) What is the quantity being measured for "width"?
(3) What is the quantity being measured for area?
(4) Consider a rectangle with a width of 3 and a height of 6.
What can you say about the resulting area and perimeter of this rectangle?