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Find the area and perimeter of the shape below. Show all work. 

An enclosed figure. Draw down 5 units and then diagonally down 3 miles and to the right 3 miles. Then draw diagonally up 3 units and to the right 6 units. Then draw up 2 units and to the left 3 units. Finally, draw diagonally up and to the left until the figure is enclosed.

Use the Pythagorean Theorem to find the unknown lengths.
Break this shape up into easier shapes to find the area.

Perimeter units