# Find the length x if the shaded area is 1200 cm^2

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In summary, "Find the length x" means to solve for the unknown length in the given problem. To calculate the shaded area, you can multiply the length and width of the shaded region. To solve for x, you will need the measurement of the shaded area and either the length or width of the shaded region. Any unit of measurement can be used as long as they are consistent. There are also other methods, such as using geometry principles, to solve for x.
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Find the length x if the shaded area is 1200 cm^2

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## 1. What is the formula for finding the area of a shaded region?

The formula for finding the area of a shaded region is to subtract the area of the unshaded region from the total area. In other words, the shaded area is equal to the total area minus the unshaded area.

## 2. How do I find the length x if the shaded area is given in square centimeters (cm^2)?

To find the length x, you will need to know the width of the shaded region. Once you have the width, you can use the formula for finding the area of a rectangle (A = length x width) to solve for the length x. Simply divide the given shaded area by the width to find the length x.

## 3. Can I use any unit of measurement for the shaded area?

Yes, you can use any unit of measurement for the shaded area as long as the units for the length x and width are consistent. For example, if the shaded area is given in square inches, the length x and width should also be in inches.

## 4. What if the shaded region is not a perfect rectangle?

If the shaded region is not a perfect rectangle, you can still use the same formula of subtracting the unshaded area from the total area. However, you will need to break the shaded region into smaller, more manageable shapes (such as triangles or squares) and find the area of each shape separately before subtracting.

## 5. Is there a way to check my answer?

Yes, there are a few ways to check your answer. One way is to use a calculator or math software to verify your calculations. Another way is to draw a diagram to scale and measure the length x to see if it matches your calculated answer. Additionally, you can try using a different method or formula to solve for the length x and see if you get the same result.

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