# How do you find the area of a rectangle with sides #6a^2b^4# and #3ab^2#?

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#### Explanation:

The area of a rectangle is found by multiplying the length by the breadth.

If the sides are

Just multiply the numbers and add the indices of like bases

Do not be put off by the question! The lengths of the sides of the rectangle are given using variables and powers.

Do the same as you would with numbers - just multiply the terms.

#### Explanation:

In this exercise we will using the product of powers with same base that's :

Knowing the area of rectangle that's :

where

Here,