## Question

**What is the area of a rectangle with a length of 2 1/4 inches and a width of 2 3/4 inches**?

7 1/4in

6 3/16in

4 3/16in

3 3/2in

## Answer (Expert Verified)

The **area **of a** shape** is the amount of space it occupies

The **area **of the** rectangle** is inches square

### How to determine the area

The **dimensions** are given as:

The **area** is then calculated as:

So, we have:

This gives

Hence, the **area **of the** rectangle** is inches square