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3-59.

Find the total area of each rectangle below. Each number inside the rectangle represents the area of that smaller rectangle, while each number along the side represents the length of that portion of the side.  

  1. Generic rectangle
    left edge top 

    interior top left 

    interior top right 

    left edge bottom

    interior 
    bottom  left blank

    interior 
    bottom
    right blank

    bottom edge left

    bottom edge right blank

    Generic rectangle
    left edge top

    interior top left

    interior top right

    left edge bottom

    interior 
    bottom  left blank

    interior 
    bottom
    right blank

    bottom edge left

    bottom edge right

    Find the sides that you know from the products within the boxes.



    Now find the areas of all of the boxes inside the rectangle.

    Add them together for the total area of the rectangle.

  1. Generic rectangle interior top left blank

    interior top right

    interior bottom left

    interior bottom right blank

    bottom edge left

    bottom edge right

    Use the same strategy for part (b).