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I need help. If you can help ill reward and fan (: Thanks!

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  1. anonymous
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    Sue has to cut her grandma's grass this weekend and wants to know exactly how much area she will be cutting. Calculate the area of the polygon. Be sure to show all your work and explain your answer.

  2. anonymous
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    What does the polygon look like?

  3. anonymous
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    |dw:1434040381668:dw| This c:

  4. anonymous
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    If you could explain how we do it and not give answer that will be amazing? thanks (:

  5. anonymous
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    Yop thats what i do... Do u have any ideas?

  6. anonymous
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    I'm not sure where to start? and how to do it. ):

  7. anonymous
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    So you have no ideas at all at this point?

  8. anonymous
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    No im sorry... im just confused.

  9. anonymous
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    ok, ok... and what math is this?

  10. anonymous
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    Yes..

  11. anonymous
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    I mean like is this Algebra or geometry or what?

  12. anonymous
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    Like which class

  13. anonymous
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    geometry i think

  14. anonymous
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    its 6th grade math

  15. anonymous
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    ohhhhhhhhh I see

  16. anonymous
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    yeah

  17. anonymous
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    And this picture is the exact picture?

  18. anonymous
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    yes but i made it on here where it says draw

  19. anonymous
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    One of your sides says 25ft, but another side that is shorter says 35ft. Im just wondering ifthat was a typo?

  20. anonymous
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    No its exact

  21. mathstudent55
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    Usually with a compound polygon like that, you try to divide it into two or more smaller simpler polygons whose areas you know how to calculate. For example, divide it into rectangles, squares, trapezoids, triangles.

  22. anonymous
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    I know that part but i just dont know how i should do it i dont wanna do it wrong. @mathstudent55

  23. anonymous
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    Also one of your sides is cut off so i cant see the measure

  24. anonymous
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    Its all the way to the right

  25. anonymous
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  26. anonymous
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    its is 43ft

  27. anonymous
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  28. anonymous
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    the middle rectangle would be 8*35

  29. anonymous
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    uh huh

  30. anonymous
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    |dw:1434041171151:dw|

  31. anonymous
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    what is 43-35?

  32. anonymous
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    8

  33. anonymous
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    good job!

  34. anonymous
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    thanks

  35. anonymous
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  36. anonymous
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    what is 8*8/2?

  37. anonymous
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    32?

  38. anonymous
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    yes good job!

  39. anonymous
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    (:

  40. anonymous
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  41. anonymous
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    you understand why we did that, right?

  42. anonymous
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    yes to find that area

  43. anonymous
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    yes becaues the area of a triangle is 1/2*Base*Hieght

  44. anonymous
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    yep

  45. anonymous
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    Do you know what 35*8 is?

  46. anonymous
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    280 i think

  47. anonymous
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    yes

  48. anonymous
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    and you know what 33-8 is?

  49. anonymous
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    25

  50. anonymous
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  51. anonymous
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    Do you know how to do the rest?

  52. anonymous
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    add 280 + 25+ 32 ?

  53. anonymous
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    |dw:1434041595334:dw| We still have to find that triangle

  54. anonymous
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    25?

  55. anonymous
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    No, its side is 25. We have to find its other side and multiply the two and divide by two

  56. anonymous
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    oh

  57. anonymous
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    um

  58. anonymous
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    How dpo we find it?

  59. anonymous
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    -do

  60. anonymous
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    |dw:1434041926192:dw| You're sure that side "X" is actually 25?

  61. anonymous
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    yes

  62. anonymous
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    hmmmmmm

  63. anonymous
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    |dw:1434042045583:dw| If the other side is 43, then how can that one be 25?

  64. anonymous
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    i didnt create the question its on my worksheet

  65. anonymous
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    But are you sure that you copied the question right??

  66. anonymous
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    yes i have it with me

  67. anonymous
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    lets see if @mathstudent55 can help us

  68. anonymous
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    alright

  69. anonymous
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    Bump the question up to the top real quick

  70. anonymous
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    thank you though for attempting to help me when the question was a bit confusing.

  71. anonymous
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    ok

  72. anonymous
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    its loading hold on

  73. anonymous
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    ok

  74. anonymous
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    there

  75. anonymous
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    one sec im going to be right back

  76. anonymous
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    ok

  77. anonymous
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    help please?

  78. anonymous
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    and you're absolutely %100 sure that the problem is copied exactly??

  79. anonymous
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    yes i promise

  80. anonymous
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    is the problem multiple choice?

  81. anonymous
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    no written

  82. anonymous
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    well... i dunno... If i were you i would assume the other side to be 25. Then do 1/2*25*25. and then add 280 and 32 to it

  83. anonymous
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    i cant assume i need to know because i need to get it correct

  84. anonymous
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    then call the other side "X" and do 1/2*25*X. and then add on 280 and 32

  85. anonymous
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    i just need help understanding and doing it...

  86. anonymous
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    im just going to close question and start over

  87. anonymous
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    hold on, brb

  88. anonymous
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    ok

  89. anonymous
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    @Here_to_Help15

  90. Here_to_Help15
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    Heyo

  91. anonymous
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    hi were you doing the problem?

  92. Here_to_Help15
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    I have already finished just viewing :)

  93. anonymous
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    so you understand it?

  94. Here_to_Help15
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    Yes

  95. Here_to_Help15
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    I just want to see what @Da_Homie can do

  96. anonymous
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    Can you please help me im begging. Was he doing it right?

  97. anonymous
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    I need to know the answer but i need know how to do it

  98. Here_to_Help15
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    Ok @mathstudent55 will help with that i got to help someone.

  99. anonymous
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    ok.. thanks i guess @Here_to_Help15

  100. mathstudent55
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  101. mathstudent55
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  102. mathstudent55
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    area of triangle: 1/2 * b * h = 1/2 * 25 * 27 = 337.5 ft^2 area of trapezoid: 1/2 * (a + b)h = 1/2 * (43 + 35)(8) = 312 ft^2 total area: 337.5 ft^2 + 312 ft^2 = 649.5 ft^2

  103. anonymous
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    so the answer is 649.5?

  104. anonymous
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    @mathstudent55

  105. anonymous
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    @Here_to_Help15

  106. anonymous
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    hello @Here_to_Help15 @mathstudent55

  107. anonymous
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    @Here_to_Help15

  108. mathstudent55
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    Yes

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