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Posted by **Sydney** on Wednesday, March 3, 2010 at 3:35pm.

- 5th grade -
**bobpursley**, Wednesday, March 3, 2010 at 3:50pmYou add the parts, break it up into parts you can figure the area, then add.

- `Math -
**Sydney**, Wednesday, March 3, 2010 at 7:36pmCan someone show me an example of area of compound figure? and how to solve

- 5th grade math -
**Teresa**, Friday, January 27, 2012 at 4:28pm1. Break your figure up and look to see how mnay shapes you have. Once you have broken the figure down into squares, rectangles, triangles, or parallelograms you can use the formulas below to find the area of each individual shape.

square = side x side

rectangle = length x width

triangles = 1/2 (base x height)

parallelograms = base x height

2. After you have found the are of all of your little shapes, you may add them all up and that will give you the area of the compound figures. Compound just means more than one so just remeber that a compound figure is a combination of the regular shapes mentioned above.

- 5th grade -
**abby bentley**, Thursday, April 12, 2012 at 9:23pmi dont like your website

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