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Angela had a rectangular piece of paper and then cut a rectangle out of a corner as shown at right. Find the area and perimeter of the resulting shape.  

An enclosed figure starting at the upper left corner: right 6 centimeter, down 7 centimeter, right 15 centimeter, down 9 centimeter, left 21 centimeter, up 16 centimeter to enclose the figure. 

Perimeter is the distance around the exterior of a figure.

Area is the number of 'squares' needed to cover the interior of a figure.

Divide this shape into smaller rectangles to find the area.