In geometry, the area can be defined as the space occupied by a flat shape or the surface of an object.  The area of a figure is the number of unit squares that cover the surface of a closed figure.

SI Unit : Square Meter

  • The most common units of area are square meters, square centimeters, etc
  • The main area where area is used is in modern mathematics, mainly in geometry and calculus.
  • Area also plays an important role in determinants and in differential geometry. In addition to this,  area has many practical applications in building, farming, architecture, science.
  • Some of the first known writings about area came from Mesopotamia

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