Lime
All angles in the figure below are right angles. What is the area of the figure?



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i worked it out a guessed 36, but i might be wrong

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i multiplied 9 times five

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Well, I know the formula is bh, but which is base and height?

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dw:1347163018706:dw

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9 * 5= 45
45 (3 * 3)= 36

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that's what i did
I am pretty sure i am wrong

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dw:1347163349647:dw

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A method in my lesson says to separate the rectangles, then subtract the areas of basic shapes from the area of the square.

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sry i dont get it but what i did is took the area of the whole rectangle then subtracted by the area of the broken part

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\[A =\]\[A \square  A^1  A^2\]

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sry idk that stuff :(

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Thanks for trying anyway.

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i havent learnt it yet

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wait my friend might log on and help us

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wha time is it for you rite now?

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@Topkart33

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yo topkart
if he doesnt answer just show him the steps or answer and he might get back to you tomorrow?

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lime you still there?

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Yes, 36 is the correct answer