## College Algebra (10th Edition)

$36$ square centimeters
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 = 9 centimeters width = 4 centimeters Use the formula and the given measurements above to obtain: $A= lw \\A=9(4) \\A=36$ Thus, the area of the rectangle is $36$ square centimeters.