How Do I Find The Area Of Different Geometric Shapes?

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Ellen S answered
There are different formula for different shapes.  The formula for each of these different geometric shapes can be found in a book on geometry; just plug the measurements into the formula and compute.
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Oddman answered
The formulas for a number of different shapes can be found here.

These are among the most commonly used.
  triangle = bh/2
  rectangle, parallelogram = bh
  trapezoid = (b1 + b2)h/2
  circle = Pi*r2

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