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1-28.

Rebecca placed a transparent grid of square units over each of the shapes she was measuring below. Using her grid, determine the area of each shape.

  1. An enclosed figure, starting at top left corner, with sides as follows: Right 5, diagonally down 1 and right 1, right 3, diagonally down 6 and left 2, diagonally down 1 and left 2, diagonally up 1 and left 2, left 3, up 7, to enclose the figure.

  1. An enclosed figure, starting at top left corner, with sides as follows: Right 4, diagonally down 3.5 and right 2, diagonally down 3.5 and left 2, left, 5, diagonally up 3.5 and left 2, diagonally up 3.5 and right 2 to enclose the figure.

Count the shaded squares to find the area.

 square units