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    Greatest possible area of the shaded region? There are two rectangles (13x21) and (31x23) between them is s shaded area. The question asks me to find the greatest possible area for this region... Any idea how or where to begin? Do I find the greatest areas for the two rectangles and subtract them to give me the area of the shaded? Or do I find the least possible areas for the two triangles and subtract them?? Etc.
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    It shouldn't take you anything to drop a snapshot of the question. That way we can help. I personally feel like you have not given us the true description of the question, because if you knew what the question was truly asking, you would have found the clue.
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    Does it say that the measurements are correct to the nearest cm?
 
 
 
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