# Area of Squares and Rectangles

The **area **is the amount of surface enclosed by a closed figure.

Area of a rectangle = length × width

Area of a square = side × side

**For example:** Let's find the area of the rectangle given below.

To find the area of the given rectangle, we first need to identify the length and width of the rectangle.

The length of the rectangle is 7 inches and the width is 3 inches.

Using the formula,

area of the rectangle = length × width = 7 × 3 = 21

So, the area of the given rectangle is 21 square inches.

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##### Remember :

The smallest number is the one that comes first while counting.

##### Solution :

To arrange the given numbers in order from smallest to greatest, find the smallest number among all the given numbers.

21,27,23

21 is the smallest number.