|Take a look, you are absolutely correct! It covers 16 square units. Another way to find the area is to multiply our two dimensions -- length x width.|
|The formula for finding the area of a square or rectangle is:
(l ) stands for length and (w) for width
When we multiply the length by the width we also have to multiply the units. The answer is written in "square" units. If the units for length and width are inches, then the area would be given in "square" inches or in2.