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# What is Area?

Area can be defined as the size of a given surface. The area of a shape can be measured by comparing the shape to squares of a fixed size. The standard unit of area is the square metre (m2) given by the In the International System of Units (SI).

## Area of Plane Shapes

### Area of Rectangle

Area of rectangle is the multiplication of the length and width of the rectangle.

A= L x W

### Area of Square

The area of square is the square of the length of a side.

A= a²

### Area of a Triangle

Area of a triangle is the half of the product of base and height.

A= (b x h)/2

### Area of Trapezoid

The area of trapezoid is given by:

A=h.[(a + b)/2]

Where, a and b are the two bases of trapezoid, h is the height.

### Area of Parallelogram

Area of parallelogram is the multiplication of the base and height of parallelogram.

A= b x h

### Area of Circle

The area of circle is the product of π to the square of radius.

A = πr²

### Area of Ellipse

Area of ellipse is given by:

A = πab

Where, a is the major axis and b is the minor axis.

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