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Mathematics > Standard Multiple Choice

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In the figure above, all intersecting sides of the polygon meet at right angles. What is the area of the polygon?

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Visualize how the figure can be composed in terms of rectangles.

Question of the Day

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Read the following SAT test question and then click on a button to select your answer. 

7-3-2013-M110727_1.png

In the figure above, all intersecting sides of the polygon meet at right angles. What is the area of the polygon?

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Choice (D) is correct. Adding shaded rectangles as in the figure above, the given polygon is seen to be a 12-by-9 rectangle with a 2-by-3 and a 2-by-2 rectangle removed. Therefore, the area of the polygon is (12 times 9) minus (2 times 3) minus (2 times 2), which is equal to 98.