What is the unit for area?
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Thereof, what is the unit of an area?
In the International System of Units (SI), the standard unit of area is the square metre (written as m2), which is the area of a square whose sides are one metre long. A shape with an area of three square metres would have the same area as three such squares.
Secondly, what is the unit of mass? The standard International System of Units (SI) unit of mass is the kilogram (kg). The kilogram is 1000 grams (g), first defined in 1795 as one cubic decimeter of water at the melting point of ice.
Likewise, people ask, how do you find the area?
To find the area of a rectangle multiply its height by its width. For a square you only need to find the length of one of the sides (as each side is the same length) and then multiply this by itself to find the area.
What is the unit for area of a circle?
Because the radius of a circle is equal to half its diameter, these equations are essentially the same. The units for area can be any unit for the measure of length squared: feet squared (ft2), meters squared (m2), centimeters squared (cm2), etc.