# How do you find the area of an irregular shape in AutoCAD?

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## What are the examples of irregular shapes?

Examples of Irregular Shapes

Shape Name Properties
Rectangle 4 equal angles; Although the opposite sides are equal, the adjacent sides are not.
Kite Unequal angles Although 2 pairs of sides are equal, not all 4 are equal.
Irregular quadrilateral (more examples) Not all 4 angles are equal; Not all 4 sides are equal

## What is the command for area in Autocad?

Press F2 to open the command window if the results aren’t visible.

To Calculate the Area of a Selected Object

1. Click Home tab Utilities panel Measure drop-down Area. Find.
2. At the prompt, enter o (Object).
3. Select an object.

## What is area formula?

Given a rectangle with length l and width w, the formula for the area is: A = lw (rectangle). That is, the area of the rectangle is the length multiplied by the width. As a special case, as l = w in the case of a square, the area of a square with side length s is given by the formula: A = s2 (square).

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