Additive Property of Area

My Definition

Key Characteristics

The following is true about the Additive Property of Area:

- The area of the union of two or more non-overlapping regions is the sum of the areas of each of the regions.

Example

Non-example

Determining the area covered by overlapping figures is not the sum of the area of each figure. This does not represent the Additive Property of Area.

TEKS: 3(6)(D)