Elementary Technical Mathematics

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 1285199197
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-919-1

Chapter 1 - Section 1.3 - Area and Volume - Exercise - Page 17: 11


52 sq in

Work Step by Step

The best way to find the area of a T shaped figure is to separately compute the area of the rectangle that forms the top of the T and the rectangle that forms the bottom of the T, and sum the two areas. $8in \times 3in = 24 sq\ in$ $4in \times 7in = 28 sq\ in$ $24 sq\ in + 28 sq\ in = 52 sq\ in$
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