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2-75.

The shaded triangle below is surrounded by a rectangle. Find the area of the triangle.  

A rectangle with a shaded triangle inside. The triangle's top vertex starts at the rectangle's upper left corner and the sides extend out to the bottom right corner. The base of the triangle is 7 feet. The remaining side length of the rectangle is 3 feet. The width of the rectangle is 8 feet.

The formula to find the area of a triangle is .

square feet.