Posted by **Deja** on Tuesday, July 19, 2011 at 2:16pm.

Plot and connect the given points in order and determine the area of the resulting figure.

(-4,2),(-2,2),(-2,4),(1,4),(1,3),(3,3),(3,-4),(-4,-4)

A. 25

B. 30

C. 50

D. 62

E. 100

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**Henry**, Tuesday, July 19, 2011 at 7:31pm
I connected all of the points and formed a strange looking figure. I could not identify the figure, but I divided it into 3 rectangles. I calculated the area of each rectangle and added them up:

A1 = (-2-(-4))(2-(-4)) = 12.

A2 = (1-(-2))(4-(-4)) = 24.

A3 = (3-1)(3-(-4)) = 14.

At = 12 + 24 + 14 = 50 Sq. Units.

Sorry, but I can't draw the graph online.

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