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anonymous
 one year ago
Find the area of the following shape. You must show all work to receive credit.
anonymous
 one year ago
Find the area of the following shape. You must show all work to receive credit.

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ganeshie8
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2split that into simpler shapes : triangles, trapezoids

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0thank you, but how do you find the area of each of the shapes I split it into?

ganeshie8
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2dw:1436196747018:dw

ganeshie8
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2recall the area of trapezoid formula dw:1436196960783:dw

ganeshie8
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2observe that the shape1 looks like a trapezoid can you eyeball the two bases and height of it ?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Would the height be 6 and the base be 7?

ganeshie8
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2dw:1436197151745:dw

ganeshie8
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Yes, top base = 7 bottom base = 6 height = 6 plug them in the formula

ganeshie8
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2dw:1436197274087:dw

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So the area of shape 1 would be 39

ganeshie8
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Yes! next look at shape 2

ganeshie8
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2remember area of triangle formula ?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Isnt it \[\frac{ 1 }{ 2 } base \times height\]

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0base is 3 and height is 3 so half of nine is 3

ganeshie8
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2are you really sure half of nine is 3 ?

ganeshie8
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2good, what about shape3 base = ? height = ?

ganeshie8
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2dw:1436197897447:dw

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0The height would be 3 the base would be 9

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0half of that is 13.5

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So I just add all those and that would be the area?

ganeshie8
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Area of total shape = `area of shape1` + `area of shape2` + `area of shape3`

ganeshie8
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2= `39` + `4.5` + `13.5` ?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So the total area is 57

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Thank you, have a great day!
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