Area of Composite Figures - Circles and Trapezoids

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Examples, solutions, worksheets, stories and songs to help Grade 7 students learn how to find the area of composite figures that consist of circles and trapezoids (or trapeziums).

How to find the area of composite figures?
A composite figure or shape consists of two or more shapes.
Step 1: Break the composite shape into smaller parts. Look for rectangles, squares, triangles, circles, and trapezoids.
Step 2: Find the area of each part.
Step 3: Add the areas.

Area and Perimeter of Composite Figures
A party goods company is making novelty crowns out of paper. They start with a rectangular piece of paper and then cut three semicircles (each with a 6 inch diameter) out of the top to create a crown. Find the area and perimeter of the crown.

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