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Applying Area to the Real World

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Students learn how to find the area of various shapes and solve real-world problems using area. Area is the amount of space inside a closed, two-dimensional shape, and the area of a space is calculated by multiplying its length by its width.

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Runtime: 13 minutes 5 seconds

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