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Find the area and perimeter of the figure shown below. All angles are right angles. Show your work clearly.  

An enclosed figure: Starting at the upper left corner: right 3, up 3, right 4, down 7, left 5, down 4, right 8, down 2, left 10, and up an unknown amount, to enclose the figure.

Find the missing side. Unknown side length for the figure is added, 10 centimeters.

Add up all the sides to find the perimeter.

The perimeter is cm.

Break up the figure into rectangles.

Find the area of each rectangle and add them together to find the area of the figure.