Area Word Problems

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Units Of Area Word Problems

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Surface Area Word Problems

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Area of Circles Word Problems

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Area of Ellipses Word Problems

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Area of Parallelograms Word Problems

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Area of Quadrilaterals Word Problems

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Area of Rectangles Word Problems

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Area of Rhombus Word Problems

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Area of Squares Word Problems

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Area of Trapezoids Word Problems

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Area of Triangles Word Problems

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Area Word Problems

  • A birthday present is packaged in a tube (#1683)
    A birthday present is packaged in a tube that has a length of 10 inches and a diameter of 4 ...
    circumference, solid figures, cylinders, area, surface area, shapes, curves, circles, plane figures
  • A large pizza has a diameter (#3431)
    A large pizza has a diameter 35cm. Two large pizzas cost $19.99. A medium pizza has a diameter 30 cm. Three medium pizzas cost $24.99...
    radius, circles, curves, shapes, plane figures, area of circles, area
  • A park is twice as long as it is wide (#2832)
    A park is twice as long as it is wide. It's length is 30...
    area, shapes, plane figures, solving equations, equations
  • A rectangle is 5 times as long (#2810)
    A rectangle is 5 times as long as it is wide. The area of the rectangle is 100ft squared. How wide is the rectangle.?
    shapes, rectangles, area, plane figures
  • A rectangular swimming pool measures (#3442)
    A rectangular swimming pool measures 25ft by 50ft and has a 6 foot wide sidewalk around ...
    perimeter, shapes, area of rectangles, rectangles, area, plane figures
  • A revolving sprinkler sprays (#1517)
    A revolving sprinkler sprays a lawn for a distance of 7...
    shapes, area, plane figures
  • A sailboat has a triangular sail (#1195)
    A sailboat has a triangular sail with an area of 30 square feet. the height of the sail is 7 feet more than the length of the base of the ...
    triangles, area, shapes, polygons, plane figures, curves
  • A sailboat has a triangular sail with an area (#1407)
    A sailboat has a triangular sail with an area of 64 square feet and a height of 16 ...
    triangles, area, shapes, polygons, plane figures, curves
  • A semicircular window is to be laminated (#2402)
    A semicircular window of radius 12 inches is to be laminated with a sunblock coating that costs $0.75 per square inch to apply. What is the total cost of coating the ...
    curves, shapes, circles, circumference, plane figures, area
  • A small city park consists of a rectangular lawn (#2602)
    A small city park consists of a rectangular lawn surrounded on all sides by a 330 sq. m border of flowers 2.5 m ...
    area, shapes, plane figures
  • A therapy pool in the central high scool traning room (#3004)
    A therapy pool in the central high scool traning room is in the shape of a 9 meter ...
    area, circles, plane figures, shapes, curves
  • A trapezoid has a slant height (#1679)
    A trapezoid has a slant height of six meters. The trapezoid has an interior height of 9 meters. on one base it measures 5 meters and on the last one measures 77 ...
    trapezoids, shapes, area, plane figures
  • A wood deck that is 10 feet wide (#2896)
    A wood deck that is 10 feet wide surrounds an elliptically shaped pool. The pool is 52 feet long and 20 feet ...
    perimeter, area, plane figures, shapes
  • Area (#3848)
    how many squre inches of glass are require to cover a phtograph that is 8inch wide and 10inches long
    area, shapes, plane figures
  • Area (#3850)
    Arectangular table is four times as long as it is wide.  If the area is 100ft^2...
    area, shapes, plane figures
  • Area (#5415)
    The base of a triangle is 4cm greater than the height. The area is 30cm^2...
    shapes, area, plane figures
  • Area (#4530)
    a rectangular swimming pool is three time as long as it is wide and is surrounded by a deck 2.5 m wide. find the dimensions of the pool if the area of the deck is 265 m
    area, shapes, plane figures
  • Area (#5217)
    a board game is shaped like a square array and is made up of 36 ...
    area, shapes, plane figures
  • Area (#5221)
    A sailboat has a triangular sail with an area of 35 square feet. The height of the sail is 3 feet more than the length of the base of the ...
    area, shapes, plane figures
  • Area (#5439)
    Wayne needs to lay a concrete foundation for the space this is 13 feet long, 9 feet wide, and 6 inches in depth. If one bag of cement makes 2.5 cubic feet of concrete, how many bags will Wayne need to purchase to complete the job? You cannot purchase part of the ...
    area, shapes, plane figures
  • Area (#5652)
    A stained-glass window is being designed in the shape of a rectangle surmounted by a semicircle.  The width of the window is to be 4 feet, but the height (h) is yet to be determined. If 26 ft ^2 of glass is to be ...
    area, shapes, plane figures
  • Area (#6554)
    a rectangular swimming pool is three times as long as it is wide and is surrounded by a deck 2.5 m ...
    area, shapes, plane figures
  • Area (#7256)
    the length of a rectangle is 3centimeter more than twice the ...
    area, shapes, plane figures
  • Area (#7384)
    A rectangle is Twice as long as it is wide. If both dimensions are increased by 4, its area is increased by 88...
    area, shapes, plane figures
  • Area (#7436)
    If the area of a right-triangularly shaped sail is 20 square feet and its base is 5 ...
    area, shapes, plane figures
  • Area (#7594)
    a rectangular floor is 18 feet by 10 feet is to be completely covered with carpeting that costs x dollars per square yard. in terms of ...
    area, shapes, plane figures
  • Area (#7701)
    The length of a rectangular floor is 6 meters less than twice the width.  If a diagonal of the rectangle is 15 meters, find the length and width of the floor
    area, shapes, plane figures
  • Area (#7781)
    a print is 10 cm longer than it is wide. it is mounted in a frame 1.5 cm wide. the area of the frame is 300...
    area, shapes, plane figures
  • Area (#8621)
    The area of a rectangle is 66.  The length is 4 more than 6 times the width, find the length and width
    area, shapes, plane figures
  • Area (#9004)
    A sail boat has a triangular sail with an area of 56 square feet and a base that measures 8 ...
    area, shapes, plane figures
  • Area (#9375)
    the area of a rectangle is 216 square meters. the length is 6 meters less than two tiems the ...
    area, shapes, plane figures
  • Area (#9380)
    the lenghth of the top of a table is 7m greater than tghe width.  the area is 78m squared.  find the dimensions
    area, shapes, plane figures
  • Area (#9722)
    A rectangle is 3 times as long as it is wide. If the length is increased by 6 and the width by 8, the area is increased by 108...
    area, shapes, plane figures
  • Area (#9762)
    a 300 square foot rectangular garden is to surrounded on three sides by shrubbery costing $10 per foot and on the remaining side by a fence costing $5 per ...
    area, shapes, plane figures
  • Area (#9846)
    tina and marcus want to put a border around a flower garden. the garden is in the shape of a rectangle with sides of 7 feet and 15 feet. the border cost $0.75 a ...
    area, shapes, plane figures
  • Area (#9873)
    12. A rancher wishes to use 132 ft of fencing to enclose a rectangular training pen and subdivide the region into two smaller pens. If the total enclosed area is 720 ft2...
    area, shapes, plane figures
  • Area (#10090)
    A rectangle piece of plywood is trimmed to make a square by cutting a 4-cm strip off the top and a 2-cm strip off one side.  If the area of the original peice is 74 cm2 greater than the area of the square, find the dimentions of the rectangle
    area, shapes, plane figures
  • Area (#10646)
    how many tiles make up a square using a tile that measures 10" x12"
    area, shapes, plane figures
  • Area (#10647)
    how many tiles make up a square using a tile that measures 10\" x12\"
    area, shapes, plane figures
  • Area (#10711)
    find the area of pentagon which is placed inside a circle of radius of 9cm
    area, shapes, plane figures
  • Area (#10951)
    find the cost of carpeting a room 12m long and 8m broad with a carpet 75cm broad at the rate of Rs.6...
    area, shapes, plane figures
  • Area of a rectangle (#3502)
    Area of a rectangle is 832 inches and length is 64 ...
    plane figures, shapes, rectangles, area of rectangles, area
  • Area of Rectangles (#5796)
    Derek had a rectangular garden that mea-
    sured 20 yards by 30 yards. He separated it
    into 4 sections, as shown in the diagram. He
    planted corn in the largest ...
    area of rectangles, area, rectangles, shapes, plane figures
  • Find the area of a right triangle (#3001)
    Find the area of a right triangle with legs of length
    a = 5 √3 , and
    b = 2 √3 + 3 √2
    area, right triangles, triangles, polygons, shapes, plane figures, curves
  • Marissa has 3 ft by 7ft of paper for a poster (#2744)
    Marissa has 3 ft by 7ft of paper for a poster to make a science ...
    area, shapes, plane figures
  • Rashid can paint 2 square feet of fence (#2805)
    Rashid can paint 2 square feet of fence in 10 ...
    area, shapes, plane figures
  • The 2 parallel sides of a trapezoid (#2790)
    The 2 parallel sides of a trapezoid measures 15 meters and 2 meters. If the height of the trapezoid is 5 ...
    plane figures, area, trapezoids, shapes
  • The area of a circle is 30 square feet (#2863)
    The area of a circle is 30 square feet. The diameter of a second circle is 2 feet shorter than that of the first ...
    circles, area, shapes, plane figures, diameter, curves
  • The area of a rectangle (#2997)
    The area of a rectangle is 54cm2. The length is 3 cm less than twice the ...
    area, shapes, plane figures, polynomials
  • The diameter of the circle (#2847)
    The diameter of the circle is 16...
    surface area, area, shapes, plane figures
  • The face of the triangular concrete panel (#2918)
    The face of the triangular concrete panel has an area of 45 meters, and its base is 3 meters longer than twice its ...
    area, shapes, plane figures, triangles, curves, polygons
  • The floor of the shower recess has to be tiled (#4)
    The floor of the shower recess has to be tiled. It is 1m by 1.2 m long. The tiles to be used are 5cm wide and 10 cm long. Each tile costs 95 ...
    area, shapes, plane figures
  • The height of a triangular sail (#2551)
    The height of a triangular sail is 4 feet more than the length of the base. If the saile has an area of 30 sq. ...
    area, shapes, plane figures
  • The legs of a right triangle (#2087)
    The legs of a right triangle are 12 and 16 inches long, ...
    area, right triangles, triangles, polygons, shapes, plane figures, curves
  • The lenghts of the bases of an isosceles trapezoid (#2417)
    The lenghts of the bases of an isosceles trapezoid are shown below. if the perimeter of the trapezoid is 52 ...
    area, trapezoids, plane figures, shapes
  • The length of a rectangle (#2225)
    The length of a rectangle is 4 less than 3 times its width. Represent the area for this rectangle
    area, shapes, plane figures, polynomials
  • The length of a rectangle is 5 cm less (#3369)
    The length of a rectangle is 5 cm less than twice the width. If the area of the rectangle is 88 cm ...
    area, equations, plane figures, shapes, solving equations
  • The mainsail of a lightning sailboat (#2883)
    The mainsail of a lightning sailboat is a right triangle in which the hypotenuse is called the leech. If a 24 ft tall mainsail has a leech length of 26ft and if Dacron sailcloth casts $10 per square ...
    polynomials, pythagorean theorem, area, right triangles, shapes, triangles, plane figures, curves, polygons
  • The minute hand on a clock (#2787)
    The minute hand on a clock is 15cm ...
    circumference, circles, plane figures, shapes, curves, area
  • The volume of the soda can (#1671)
    The volume of the soda can is fixed at 400 cubic centimeters. Use the volume with each radius to find the possible heights of different sized soda cans. Once the height column is completed calculate the surface areas. The results for radius are already given. Round the height to the nearest tenth and the surface area to the nearest whole number. The given radius are: 1 cm, 2 cm, 3 cm, 4 cm, 5 cm, 6 cm, 7 ...
    plane figures, cylinders, area, volume, shapes, surface area, curves, circles, solid figures
  • There is a total of 1800 sq ft office space (#2518)
    There is a total of 1800 sq ft office space. The amount of space allocated per person is increased by 25 ft when 6 people are removed. How many people share this renovated space after the ...
    area, shapes, plane figures
  • What is the area and perimeter (#2776)
    What is the area and perimeter of a fence that is 5 yards long and 3 yards wide?
    area, perimeter, shapes, plane figures
  • What is the surface area (#2150)
    What is the surface area of a cylinder that is 4 foot radius and 35 feet long?
    solid figures, curves, cylinders, area, surface area, circumference, circles, plane figures, shapes

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Many students find area word problems difficult. At TuLyn, we created word problems on area to help you better understand area.