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7-8.

Use the rectangle at right to answer the following questions.

1. Find the area of the entire rectangle. Explain how you found your solution.

The area of a figure is the same as the sum of the area of its parts.

$72+30+48+20$

2. Calculate the perimeter of the figure.

The perimeter of a figure is the sum of its sides.

$54$ units

 Top edge left  $12$ Top edge right $5$ Left edge top $6$ Interior top left is blank Interior top right is blank Left edge bottom $4$ Interior bottom left is blank Interior bottom right is blank