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# Find the Height of a Rectangle Given the Area (Example)

Just how long is that rectangle? Pupils watch a short example on finding the base of a rectangle. The video shows how to use the formula for area to solve for an unknown measure knowing the other two.

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##### Concepts

##### Instructional Ideas

- Lead a discussion on why there are two formulas for finding the area of a rectangle

##### Classroom Considerations

- Assumes individuals are familiar with solving one-step equations
- Requires learners to understand the relationship of units for area and length

##### Pros

- Shows the long division necessary to solve the problem
- Includes formulas for areas

##### Cons

- None

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