# Sarin learns Perimeter, Area and Volume in school part 73 (Math Question)

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Upper primary school mathematics question UPQ312

The figure below is made up of a triangle and parallelogram. Find the area of the whole figure.

Solution:

The area of the figure is the sum of the area of a rectangle and a triangle as above shown

ABCD is a parallelogram

DC = AB = 12 cm

The height of the triangle EDC = 30 – 15 = 15 cm

The area of the figure = 15 × 12 + ½ × 15 × 12 = 270 cm2