## Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

$40$
The width of the rectangle is the distance between $(5, 2)$ and $(5, -6)$, which is $8$. The length of the rectangle is the distance between $(5, -6)$ and $(0, -6)$, which is $5$. Area $=$ length $\times$ width Area $= 8 \times 5$ Area $=40$