Posted by Ryan on Saturday, February 9, 2013 at 8:43am.
What is another way to figure out the area of a complex figure?

Geometry (?)  PsyDAG, Saturday, February 9, 2013 at 11:39am
What was the first way?

Geometry  Steve, Saturday, February 9, 2013 at 2:43pm
do it the engineer's way. Cut out 1 in^2 of paper and weigh it.
Draw the figure on the same paper and cut it out. Weigh the drawing.
Divide by the weight of 1 in^2 and you have the area!