# Questions tagged [area]

Area is a quantity that expresses the extent of a two-dimensional measurement of a shape.

2,961 questions
Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
38 views

### Find the area of region between the $x$-axis and the graph of $f(x)=x^3-x^2-2x$, for $-1\le x\le2$

The final answer I have from calculation is $37/12$ sq. units. The final answer was in negative, but because area can't be negative so I solved it making positive. Can someone help me in getting the ...
75 views

79 views

### What is the average projected area of a thickened non-convex body?

The average projected area theorem states that for a convex body in 3D the average projected area $\langle \sigma\rangle$ for a random orientation is 1/4 of the surface area $A$ (despite the PDF often ...
21 views

### Summing squares within an irregular polygon

I am trying to know how many rectangles with a constant base and height (3mx1.8m) can fit inside an irregular polygon. To solve this, I'm taking the irregular polygon and putting small squares (0.6mx0....