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Find the area of the shape at right. Show your steps.  

A right trapezoid with horizontal parallel bases, comprised of a right triangle, on the left, and a rectangle on the right. Triangle has base of 10 meters, and rectangle has base of 21.25, and height of 7.6 meters.

Start by finding the areas of each separate shape.

Same figure with triangle highlighted in orange and rectangle highlighted in purple.

After you find the area of each separate shape, add the two areas together to find the total area of the shape.

Total Area:
Make sure you know how to get this answer.