| Robert Franklin Anderson - Arithmetic - 1921
...what you have learned. 1. The area of a square is the square of the number of units In its length. z. **The area of a rectangle is equal to the product of its** base and altitude. NOTE. By the product of the base and altitude, as used in the above principle, is... | |
| Arthur Schultze, Frank Louis Sevenoak - Geometry - 1913 - 457 pages
...of its sides 20 in. Find the ratio of the areas of the two rectangles. PROPOSITION III. THEOREM 347. **The area of a rectangle is equal to the product of its** base and altitude. Given R a rectangle with base b and altitude a. To prove R = a X b. Proof. Let U... | |
| James Robert Overman - Arithmetic - 1923 - 376 pages
...can be cut off and put on the other end of the figure, changing the parallelogram into a rectangle. **The area of a rectangle is equal to the product of its** base and altitude, so the area of the rectangle formed from the parallelogram is ABxBE (Figure 28).... | |
| Julius J. H. Hayn - Geometry, Plane - 1925 - 316 pages
...another rectangle whose dimensions are 7 and V2. AREA OF A RECTANGLE Proposition V. Theorem 247 251. **The area of a rectangle is equal to the product of its** base by its altitude. Hyp.: Let R be any rectangle whose dimensions are b and a, and let U be a square... | |
| American Mathematical Society - Mathematics - 1907
..."that at this early period the Babylonians must have been familiar with the following theorems : 1. **The area of a rectangle is equal to the product of its** base and altitude. 2. The area of a square is equal to the square of its side. 3. The area of a right... | |
| Dingzhu Du, Frank Hwang - Mathematics - 1992 - 385 pages
...Pythagoras theorem and the similar triangle theorem. The well-known area formula of rectangles asserts that **the area of a rectangle is equal to the product of its length and** its width, namely (2) A = lw. to / • TO times the area of the square of unit side-length which is... | |
| Research and Education Association - Study Aids - 1994 - 338 pages
...the shaded region is equal to the area of rectangle ABCD minus the area of triangle EBC. Recall that **the area of a rectangle is equal to the product of its length and** its width. Thus, Area of rectangle AßCD = (Aß) (ßC). The area of a triangle is equal to 1I2 bh.... | |
| Arlan Ramsay, Robert D. Richtmyer - Mathematics - 1995 - 289 pages
...dimensions of the small squares tend to zero, in order to cover the case of an irrational ratio) that **the area of a rectangle is equal to the product of its** two dimensions. Then, given a triangle, one reduces the problem to that of a rectangle in two steps:... | |
| Robert E. Moyer - Mathematics - 1998 - 215 pages
...of a parallelogram is equal to the product of its altitude a and base b; ie, K = ab. A The area A" **of a rectangle is equal to the product of its length / and** width w; ie, K = Iw. A The area K of a rhombus is equal to one-half the product of its diagonals d... | |
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