#### Answer

$32.5$ square feet

#### Work Step by Step

RECALL:
The area $A$ of a rectangle can be found using the formula $A= lw$ where l = length and w = width.
The given rectangle has a width of 5 ft and a length of 6.5 ft.
Use the formula above to obtain:
$A = 5(6.5) = 32.5$ square feet