1. moazzam07

2. anonymous

|dw:1440099130752:dw|

3. anonymous

What's the area of the dashed in rectangle? $A=bh$ |dw:1440099177542:dw|

4. moazzam07

Ok

5. moazzam07

128 is the area of the rectangle @peachpi

6. anonymous

That's the area of the whole big rectangle. Keep that we'll need it later. I meant the smaller rectangle I shaded in that measures 2 by 8

7. moazzam07

ok

8. anonymous

what did you get?

9. moazzam07

of what?

10. moazzam07

oh 16

11. anonymous

right so now the trapezoid $A=\frac{ h }{ 2 }(b_1+b_2)$ |dw:1440100342102:dw|

12. anonymous

It looks like the height is 10 and the two bases are 4 and 1

13. moazzam07

ok

14. anonymous

did you get an area for the trapezoid?

15. anonymous

@moazzam07

16. moazzam07

no i didnt know that to multiply