3-8    Area

1.    Is area measured in rectanglular units, circular units, or square units? __________________________

2.    What is the area or a rug that is 5 feet by 8 feet?  __________________________

3.    How many square feet are in a square yard?  __________________________

4.    How many square inches are in a square foot?  __________________________

5.    How many square millimeters are in a square centimeter?  __________________________

6.    How many square centimeters are in a square napkin that is
       12 centimters on each side?                                                          ____________________

7.    My front door is 7 1/2 feet tall by 3 feet wide.  What is its area?  __________________________

8.    A sheet of paper is 8 1/2  inches by 11 inches.  It takes 16 1/2 sheets of
       paper to cover my desk.  How square inches is my desk?                  ______________________

9.    What is the area of a rug that is 2 yards by 8 feet?   __________________________

10.    What is larger a square inch or a sqaure centimeter?   __________________________

11.    When I tore my shirt in half (including the sleeves) and laid it flat on the ground, it was 4 1/2 feet
         by 3 feet.  How many square feet of material did it take to make my shirt?

12.    What is the area of a wall that is 20 meters by 6 meters?  __________________________

13.    A gallon of paint will paint approximately 450 square feet.  How many gallons of paint
         will you need to paint the front of a house that is 35 feet long and 28 feet tall?


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