Subject: Calculating areas defined by points
You can find the area and perimeter of any closed region by specifying a series of points. The program calculates the area and perimeter of the space that is enclosed by an imaginary polygon consisting of straight-line segments connecting each point.
To calculate the area defined by points you specify
1 Do one of the following to choose Area ():
• On the ribbon, choose Tools > Area (in Inquiry).
• On the menu, choose Tools > Inquiry > Area.
• On the Inquiry toolbar, click the Area tool.
• Type area and then press Enter.
2 Specify the first point.
3 Specify the second point.
4 Continue specifying points in sequence to define the perimeter of the area you want to measure.
As you select each successive point, the resulting polygon is displayed on the screen.
5 To complete the calculation, press Enter.
The area and perimeter of the region you defined are displayed. For example, the following type of information is displayed:
Area = 11.0583, Perimeter = 15.3092
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