## Geometry: Common Core (15th Edition)

$80\ in^2$
The figure is a large rectangle with a 4 inch unshaded square in the center. Find the area of the large rectangle and subtract the area of the unshaded square to find the shaded area. $A_1=bh=12\times8=96$ $A_2=s^2=4^2=16$ $A=A_1-A_2=96-16=80$