On your paper, sketch the shape made with algebra tiles at right. Then answer parts (a) and (b) below. 8-86 HW eTool (CPM)
Find the area of the shape.
Sum the areas within the shape to find the area of the entire shape.
If the algebra tiles were rearranged into a different shape, how would the area change?
Area is the number of square units needed to fill up a region on a flat surface.
No, the area would not change because the tiles are simply rearranged. This rearrangement of the tiles does not affect the area.
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