Chapter 8.1, Problem 18E

### Elementary Geometry For College St...

7th Edition
Alexander + 2 others
ISBN: 9781337614085

Chapter
Section

### Elementary Geometry For College St...

7th Edition
Alexander + 2 others
ISBN: 9781337614085
Textbook Problem

# In Exercises 9 to 18, find the areas of the figures shown or described.

To determine

To find:

The area of the given figure.

Explanation

1) Approach:

Finding the area of the figure is followed by identifying the figure and find area with the suitable geometry formulae.

2) Calculation:

Given,

The given figure as rectangle in the form is given by

TheÂ areaÂ ofÂ theÂ givenÂ figureÂ A=(A1)areaÂ ofÂ aÂ largerÂ rectangleÂ âˆ’(A2)areaÂ ofÂ aÂ smallerÂ rectangle

Area of larger rectangle A1=l1Â w1Â unit2

Length of larger rectangle l1=12

Width of larger rectangle w1=8

A1=(12)(8)

A1=96Â unit2

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