Areas of Compound Square Shapes
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• Introduction
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You must know the formula for finding the area of a rectangle.

Area of a rectangle = length × breadth

OR base × height

Example

Find the shaded area of the following shape.

Solution

Area of large square = 13 × 13 = 169 units2

Area of small square = 5 × 5 = 25 units2

Shaded area = 169 − 25 = 144 units2

• Question 1
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Find the shaded area of the following shape in units2.  (just write the number)

• Question 2
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Find the shaded area of the following shape in units2.  (just write the number)

• Question 3
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Find the shaded area of the following shape in units2.  (just write the number)

• Question 4
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Find the shaded area of the following shape in units2.  (just write the number)

• Question 5
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Find the shaded area of the following shape in units2.  (just write the number)

• Question 6
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Find the shaded area of the following shape in units2.  (just write the number)

• Question 7
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Find the shaded area of the following shape in units2.  (just write the number)

• Question 8
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Find the shaded area of the following shape in units2.  (just write the number)

• Question 9
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Find the shaded area of the following shape in units2.  (just write the number)

• Question 10
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Find the shaded area of the following shape in units2.  (just write the number)

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