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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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jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1did you try breaking it up into rectangles and triangles?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yes, I was trying to break it up into triangles, and I've determined that there's four but I wasn't sure.

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1here is one way

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Alright, that helps a lot more.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Do we have to find the area of all of them now?

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1yes, then add up the individual areas

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Without numbers on the shape, how do I solve for the area?

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1use the grid to figure out the base and height for each rectangle or triangle each tick is 1 unit

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1for example, the largest rectangle in my drawing is 5x5 since there are 5 grid ticks along the width and height

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I still don't understand.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Like I see what you mean, but i still don't know how to get the area.

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1that rectangle would have an area of L*W = 5*5 = 25, agreed?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So the one next to it would be 9?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Would the areas be 25, 9, 4, 4?

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1dw:1441691000027:dw

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1ok we already have this 5x5 piece dw:1441691100105:dw

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1what's the area of this piece? dw:1441691117214:dw

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I got 9 for that one.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Because there was 3 grid ticks

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I see that it's a 2x3 rectangle, try again dw:1441691253886:dw

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1ok how about this rectangle? dw:1441691305662:dw

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Was I right for the other two?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I got 4 for that one.

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1nope it's not 4

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0And the other one is 2 also?

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1dw:1441691447505:dw

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1fill out the drawing with the other areas you got

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Were we just doing the rectangles?

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1we also need to do the triangles too

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1441691342927:dw

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1the ones I'm crossing out are the ones that are incorrect dw:1441691610965:dw

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1dw:1441691644765:dw