# Utah Units

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# Utah Units

The state of Utah has a rather geometrical shape, as shown in the image.

The shape is close to a rectangle, with a small rectangle cut out of the upper right corner.

- Use the scale to estimate the total area of Utah in square miles.
- Use the area of Utah as a unit of measure to estimate the area of the continental United States. That is, estimate the area of the continental United States in “Utahs.”
- Use your answers to problems 1 and 2 to estimate the area of the continental United States in square miles.