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# Area & Perimeter of Compound Shapes

In this section we look at ways of finding the area of shapes which are made up
from other shapes.

## Exercises

Work out the answers to the questions below and fill in the boxes. Click on the
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**Question 1**

Find the area of these shapes. One square on the grid is 1 cm².

**Question 2**

Find the areas and perimeters of the shapes below.

The diagrams have not been drawn accurately, so you may find it helpful to
sketch them on paper.

**Question 3**

Work out the shaded area in each of the diagrams below.

HINT: You may find it easiest to work out the area of the unshaded part and
subtract it from the area of the outer rectangle.

**Question 4**

Find the areas and perimeters of the shapes below.

The diagrams have not been drawn accurately, so you may find it helpful to
sketch them on paper.