**Definition of Composite Figures**

- If a figure is made from two or more geometric figures, then it is called a Composite Figure.

**Example of Composite Figures**

- The given figure is made of two triangles and one rectangle as shown below.

So, the given figure is a composite figure.

**Solved Example on Composite Figures**

Identify the shapes used to construct the composite figure shown.

Choices:

A. triangle and square

B. squares

C. square and rectangle

D. triangle and circle

Correct Answer: A

Solution:

Step 1:Look at the figure. It has two parts.

Step 2:Triangle is used to make the upper part and square is used to construct the lower part.

Step 3:So, the shapes used to construct the figure are triangle and square.

**Related Terms for Composite Figures**

- Composite Solid
- Plane shape
- Square
- Triangle