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Manuel used pattern blocks to build the shapes below. The block marked A is a square, B is a trapezoid, C is a rhombus (a parallelogram with equal sides), and D is a triangle. Find the area of each of Manuel’s shapes. Homework Help ✎

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Examine each complex shape in terms of each individual shape within the entire structure and add up the areas to get the total area of Manuel's shapes.

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    Make sure to remember formulas for calculating area:



    square cm

    Be sure to know why this is the answer from the given measurements.
    Now try solving for part (b).

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