# Areas of Composite Shapes

## Find the areas of combined shapes made up of one or more simple polygons and circles

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This is level 6; Some puzzling composite area questions designed to challenge.

 In this red composite shape all lines are either parallel or perpendicular to the other lines. Calculate the area of the shape. cm² This blue shape is made of three quarters of a ring with a triangular arrowhead. Calculate the total area to three significant figures. cm² Three identical green rectangles are arranged to make this symbol. Calculate the total area to two decimal places. cm² Calculate the area of the shaded region to three significant figures. It is bound by two quarter-circle arcs. cm² Eight identical rectangles are arranged into this rectangular composite shape/ Calculate the total area.. cm² Find the area of the large green square if the four orange ractangles are congruent (identical). cm²
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This is Areas of Composite Shapes level 6. You can also try:
Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4 Level 5
Missing lengths Oblongs Triangles Circles

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## Description of Levels

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Level 1 - A reminder of the area formulas for basic shapes

Level 2 - Using letters to show how the areas of composite shapes are calculated

Level 3 - Composite shapes made up of rectangles

Level 4 - Composite shapes made up of quadrilaterals, triangles and circles

Level 5 - Real life composite area questions from photographs

Level 6 - Some puzzling composite area questions designed to challenge

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## Basic Area Formulae

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