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Decompose figures to find area


The figure below is made of 2 rectangles.
An 8-sided shape made up of 2 rectangles. The top rectangle has a length of 9 centimeters and a width of 3 centimeters. The bottom rectangle has a length of 8 centimeters and a width of 4 centimeters.
What is the area of the figure?
  • Your answer should be
  • an integer, like 6
  • an exact decimal, like 0.75
  • a simplified proper fraction, like 3/5
  • a simplified improper fraction, like 7/4
  • a mixed number, like 1 3/4
 square cm