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9-20.

Mr. Wallis is designing a home. He found the plan for his dream house on the Internet and printed it out on paper. Homework Help ✎

The design of the home is shown below. If all measurements are in millimeters, find the area of the diagram.

Divide the shape into smaller, easier shapes.

There is a

triangle. The height is and the base is . By subtracting the base of the triangle from

, you can find the length of the rectangle. Area

Mr. Wallis took his home design to the copier and enlarged it

%. What is the area of the diagram now? Show how you know. If the design is enlarged by

%, how many times bigger is the shape? How does the area of the new shape change?