## College Algebra (10th Edition)

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# Chapter R - Section R.3 - Geometry Essentials - R.3 Assess Your Understanding - Page 36: 27

#### Answer

$8$ square inches

#### Work Step by Step

RECALL: The area $A$ of a rectangle can be found using the formula: $A=lw$ where l = length w = width The given rectangle has: length = 4 inches width = 2 inches Use the formula and the given measurements above to obtain: $A= lw \\A=4(2) \\A=8$ Thus, the area of the rectangle is $8$ square inches.

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