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JoannaBlackwelder
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Can you split the figure into two rectangles?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Idk what you mean by that

JoannaBlackwelder
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1dw:1432882152651:dw

JoannaBlackwelder
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1dw:1432882192457:dw

JoannaBlackwelder
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1See how I cut the figure into two rectangles?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Mhm where would the units go now?

JoannaBlackwelder
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1What do you think? Give it a shot using my drawing :)

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1432882383425:dw

JoannaBlackwelder
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1That looks great overall! Can you find the area of the big rectangle?

JoannaBlackwelder
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Yep, perfect!

JoannaBlackwelder
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1There is one more length that you didn't draw that is important. Any ideas on what that is?

JoannaBlackwelder
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1*that you didn't label

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0The length of the small square

JoannaBlackwelder
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Yep. Any ideas on that?

JoannaBlackwelder
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Hm, no, that's not what I get.dw:1432882744702:dw So, the total is 18, and those two pieces are labelled.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Idk Im stumped with this one, my next guess would be half if 18 or 9

JoannaBlackwelder
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1No, the smaller pieces add up to the whole side. So, 5+x+8=18

JoannaBlackwelder
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Do you see how I got the equation?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Slightly, so the length of the small rectangle woulf be 5?

JoannaBlackwelder
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1So, what is the area of the bottom rectangle?

JoannaBlackwelder
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Nice! So, what is the area of the whole figure?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Would I multiply the two areas together?

JoannaBlackwelder
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1No, sum them.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So my total area would be 146

JoannaBlackwelder
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1You're welcome!
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