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Stormswan
 one year ago
Can someone please help me? I really need help with this. Iwill give a medal.
Find the area of the following shape. You must show all work to receive credit.
Stormswan
 one year ago
Can someone please help me? I really need help with this. Iwill give a medal. Find the area of the following shape. You must show all work to receive credit.

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Think you can take a picture or draw the shape?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Okay. If you're ever given something that seems unnecesary complicated, always try to take it down to something very simple. If you were given a similar problem, but it was just a rectangle or a triangle on a similar grid, could you do it?

Stormswan
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0uhh maybe. would it just be multiplying the sides?

Stormswan
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0if that is the case then can't i just make that one shape in 2 shapes.. and find out the different areas?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Right. For a rectangle to get the area you multiple the side lengths. For a right triangle you multiple the side lengths and divide by two Does this picture help at all? http://puu.sh/idZon/229348e264.png

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0If you can find the area of each individual shape and add them up, you'll get the whole area

Stormswan
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So for the rectangle it would be 6x6=36 right?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yep! 36 units squared

Stormswan
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0and for the triangle i would do... 3x3 divided by 1/2? which would be 4.5?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Which triangle are you looking at? I think you might've miscounted the side length

Stormswan
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the one you drew.... of wait. it's 4 x 6. my bad. and then the answer would be 12?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0That triangle is 3 by 4. Does that make sense?

Stormswan
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ohhhhhhhh okay, nvm omg. I was doing it the wrong way, yeah. i get it. Then it's 6.

Stormswan
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so then the final answer is 42. okay

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Wait. There are two other triangles

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0It's easy from here, but don't forget them haha

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Sometime's it's important to look back at the bigger picture. There are 3 triangles and one rectangle

Stormswan
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so... 3x4 div by 1/2= 6 3x6 div by 1/2= 9 6x6 div by 1/2= 18

Stormswan
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0and for the rectangle it would be 6x6=36

Stormswan
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0and the final answer is..........69 :) am I right?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Oh sorry. Umm, where are you seeinga 6x6 triangle?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Oh. Keep in mind that you only look at the bases of a right triangle for its area. So a triangle that looks like this http://puu.sh/ie16I/1549b72568.png Has bases 1x6, so it's 6x1 div by 2= 3

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Other than that I think it looks good

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Should be 54 rather than 69

Stormswan
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i thought it was 56? not 54...

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Oh maybe I added wrong 1 sec

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.036+6+9+3 36+6 = 42 42+9 = 51 51+3=54

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0If I'm making some dumb arithmetic mistake feel free to point it out

Stormswan
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ohhh okay, sorry nvm

Stormswan
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Thank you for your help!!

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Okay. Any questions about what we did? Does each step make sense?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Sum the area of triangle ABF and trapezoid EBCD. Refer to the attachment.
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