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Find the area and perimeter of each shape below. Show your steps and work.

  1. Label the missing sides. Notice that the shape is a rectangle with a by section removed.

    To find the perimeter, add the value of each side. To find the area, multiply the base of the rectangle by the height and subtract the missing area.

    Perimeter units
    Area units

  1. To find the perimeter, add the values of all the sides. To find the area, recall how to find the area of a trapezoid, then subtract the missing by section.

    Area of a trapezoid.