## College Algebra (10th Edition)

$8$ square inches
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.