IN MATH: 1. n. number of square units enclosed by a plane figure. EX. A 9 foot by 12 foot rug has an area of 12 square yards.

IN ENGLISH: 1. as defined above. 2. n. the region enclosed by a plane figure or other mental or physical boundary. EX. What area do you plan to study?
APPLICATION: See list 150.
1. State in symbols the formula for the area of a triangle.
2. If you had to compute the area of the palm of your hand in terms of square centimeters, how would you do it?
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