Question

# What is the area of the given shape?

A
3 cm2
B
2 cm2
C
4 cm2
D
5 cm2

Solution

## The correct option is C 4 cm2The given figure (also known as a pentagon) has 5 sides. Number of fully covered boxes = 2 Area = 2 sq. cm Number of boxes that are covered more than half= 2 Area = 2 sq. cm Number of boxes that are covered less than half = 6 Area = 0 sq. cm Total area = (2 + 2 + 0) sq. cm                  = 4 sq. cm

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