Bossvideogamer21
  • Bossvideogamer21
can someone explain to me what i did wrong?
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Bossvideogamer21
  • Bossvideogamer21
Find the area of the figure. Assume all figures are made up of parallelograms and triangles. A. 48 m2 B. 60 m2 C. 108 m2 D. 135 m2 i
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Loser66
  • Loser66
What did you do?
Bossvideogamer21
  • Bossvideogamer21
i found the area of each parellogram( i put it into thrre) then i added the areas up and got 162, did i get it wrong or is there one more step i forgot?

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Loser66
  • Loser66
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Loser66
  • Loser66
Fill up , please. I am guiding you.
Bossvideogamer21
  • Bossvideogamer21
|dw:1444600745723:dw| this is what i drew on my paper then i found out the area`s of each one
Bossvideogamer21
  • Bossvideogamer21
so i got 72,36,54 then added them up and got 162
Loser66
  • Loser66
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Bossvideogamer21
  • Bossvideogamer21
oh so, the area is 108
Loser66
  • Loser66
yup
Loser66
  • Loser66
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Bossvideogamer21
  • Bossvideogamer21
oh no. its the side that is perpendicular, 6 x 12 , 3 x 12 , and 9 x 6. thats why theres those little squares.
Loser66
  • Loser66
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Loser66
  • Loser66
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Loser66
  • Loser66
our diagram is |dw:1444601223224:dw|
Bossvideogamer21
  • Bossvideogamer21
wait im remembering what to do........
Bossvideogamer21
  • Bossvideogamer21
dont i subtract the what i got from the total area of the shape?
Loser66
  • Loser66
if you want to subtract, you must find the biggest one, then subtract the part NOT in the diagram
Bossvideogamer21
  • Bossvideogamer21
so we need to figure out the total area but thats where i dont get how to find the total are
Loser66
  • Loser66
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Loser66
  • Loser66
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Bossvideogamer21
  • Bossvideogamer21
but then the answer would be 27, which is not one of the choices
Bossvideogamer21
  • Bossvideogamer21
watch this u will understand what im talking about : http://k12.http.internapcdn.net/k12_vitalstream_com/CURRICULUM/538329/CURRENT_RELEASE/MS_M6_S1_03_07_WHB_area_complex_figure.htm
Loser66
  • Loser66
9*21 = 189 6*9 = 54 ----------- 189 -54 = 135 same as the previous method.
Loser66
  • Loser66
I trust myself. :)
Bossvideogamer21
  • Bossvideogamer21
i trust u too. what is a tip of advice for these type of problems @Loser66 ?
Loser66
  • Loser66
find the biggest one , find the lost parts subtract them.
Bossvideogamer21
  • Bossvideogamer21
thank u soo much.
Bossvideogamer21
  • Bossvideogamer21
what about this one ?
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Bossvideogamer21
  • Bossvideogamer21
there`s no lost parts
Bossvideogamer21
  • Bossvideogamer21
in this one so how do i do this one
Bossvideogamer21
  • Bossvideogamer21
@Loser66 ?

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