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Find the perimeter and area of the polygon shown below.

The polygon is a trapezoid made up of a rectangle and a right triangle. The rectangle is 18 feet long and 15 feet wide. The right triangle joins the rectangle at a side that is 15 feet wide, and this is the height of the triangle. The base of the triangle is 8 feet and the hypotenuse is 17 feet.


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  1. well the perimeter is
    15 + 18 + 17 + (18+8)
    the area is 15*18 + (1/2) 8*15

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