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How would you find the area of this shape?

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    Please help :(

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    do you know any angles?

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    Nope

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    i think there are two right angles

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    Well I'm fairly sure the two top angles are 90 degrees

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    First you divide the shape into a rectangle and a triangle. The area of the rectangle part is just 1.2*8=9.6. The legs of the triangle are 1.7-1.2=.5 and 8. To find the area of the triangle, you multiply .5*8=4. Then divide that by 2 and you get that the area of the triangle is 2. So, the total area is 2+9.6=11.6m^2.

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    Oh... I get it now! I just didn't think of doing that. Thanks so much both of you :)

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