Zariana H.

asked • 10/03/18# The rectangle has a length of 6 inches and a width of 2.5 inches what is the are of the shaded portion

The rectangle has a length of 6 inches and a width of 2.5 inches. what is the area of the shaded portion?

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## 1 Expert Answer

6 x 2.5 = 15

2.5 = 5/2

6 x 5/2 = 30/2 = 15

Area of the rectangle = 15

If you shaded all of the rectangle, then it's area = 15

shade half, it's 15/2 = 7.5

shade 1/m portion of the rectangle and its area = 15/m

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Mark B.

Do you happen to have a measure of the shaded area? Or, am I missing something here? Please advise. Thanks in advance. Best!

10/03/18