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area

PURPOSE ^

AREA Area of a planar polygon.

SYNOPSIS ^

function a = area(x,y)

DESCRIPTION ^

 AREA  Area of a planar polygon.
    AREA(X,Y) Calculates the area of a 2-dimensional
    polygon formed by vertices with coordinate vectors
    X and Y. The result is direction-sensitive: the
    area is positive if the bounding contour is counter-
    clockwise and negative if it is clockwise.

    See also TRAPZ.

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