Apply the appropriate formula to determine area. Multiply length by width to determine the area of a rectangle or square (l*w). Multiply the base by height by one-half to determine the area of a triangle (1/2b*h). Either side can be the base.How to find total area?
Multiply the length of the base, b, by the height, h, to find the total area. The equation for the area, A, of a square or rectangle area can be written as: A = b * h. In our example, the base, b, is 12 inches, and the height, h, is 5 inches. Therefore, the area is 12 inches multiplied by 5 inches, or 60 square inches.How to measure distance and area on Google Maps?
How to Measure Distance on Google Maps Go to Google Maps. Google Maps is located at www.google.com/maps. In the Getting around box, click Directions. Choose the starting location. In the Choose starting point, or click on the map field, type a street address, city, or other location for the starting point, and then ... Choose the ending location. In the Choose destination, or click on the map field, type a street address, city, or other location for the ending point, and then press ... See More....How does Google Earth measure distance?
From Google Earth's Tools menu choose Measure, and then draw your line or multi-line path, and Google Earth will give you the distance in miles, kilometers, nautical miles, inches, feet and yards.