#### Solved Examples and Worksheet for Area of Plane Figures - Counting Unit Squares

Q1The shaded portion in the given figure shows the shape of a rose garden in a School. What is the area of the rose garden ? A. 26 square inches.
B. 28 square inches.
C. 29 square inches.

Step: 1
The number of square units needed to cover a figure is called area.
Step: 2
Since each shaded square in the given figure has an area of 1 square inch, count the number of shaded squares to get the shaded area.
Step: 3
Step: 4
Therefore, the area is 26 square inches.
Correct Answer is :   26 square inches.
Q2What is the area of the shaded portion? A. 18 square feet
B. 11 square feet
C. 12 square feet

Step: 1
The number of square units needed to cover a figure is called area.
Step: 2
Since each square in the given figure has an area of 1 square feet, count the number of shaded squares to get the area of shaded portion.
Step: 3
Step: 4
Therefore, the area of shaded portion is 12 square feet.
Correct Answer is :   12 square feet
Q3Find the area of the shaded region in the figure. A. 6 square units
B. 8 square units
C. 12 square units
D. 10 square units

Step: 1
To find the area of the shaded region, count the number of square units.
Step: 2
There are 8 blocks each with an area of 1 square unit.
Step: 3
Therefore, the area of the shaded region is 8 square units.
Correct Answer is :   8 square units
Q4Find the area of the shaded region. A. 6 square ft
B. 4 square ft
C. 2 square ft
D. 3 square ft

Step: 1
The number of square units needed to cover a figure is called area.
Step: 2
Since each shaded square in the given figure has an area of 1 square ft, count the number of shaded squares to get the shaded area.
Step: 3
Step: 4
Therefore, the area of the shaded region is 4 square ft.
Correct Answer is :   4 square ft
Q5Find the area of the shaded region. A. 11 sq ft
B. 10 sq ft
C. 8 sq ft
D. 9 sq ft

Step: 1
The number of square units needed to cover a figure is called area.
Step: 2
Since each shaded square in the given figure has an area of 1 square ft, count the number of shaded squares to get the shaded area.
Step: 3
Step: 4
Therefore, the area of the shaded region is 9 square ft.
Correct Answer is :   9 sq ft
Q6Find the area of the given figure. If each square in the given figure measures 1 square in. A. 52 sq in
B. 46 square in
C. 50 sq in
D. 40 sq in

Step: 1
The number of square units needed to cover a figure is called area.
Step: 2
Since each square in the given figure has an area of 1 square in, count the number of squares to get the total area.
Step: 3
There are 40 squares.
Step: 4
Therefore, the area of the given figure is 40 square in.
Correct Answer is :   40 sq in
Q7Find the area of the shaded region. If area of each square is 1 square inch. A. 14 sq in
B. 15 sq in
C. 13 sq in
D. 10 sq in

Step: 1
The number of square units needed to cover a figure is called area.
Step: 2
Since each shaded square in the given figure has an area of 1 square in, count the number of shaded squares to get the shaded area.
Step: 3
Step: 4
Therefore, the area of the shaded region is 13 square in.
Correct Answer is :   13 sq in
Q8Find the area of the shaded region. If each square measures 1 sq m. A. 20 sq m
B. 16 sq m
C. 18 sq m
D. 19 sq m

Step: 1
The number of square units needed to cover a figure is called area.
Step: 2
Since each shaded square in the given figure has an area of 1 square m, count the number of shaded squares to get the shaded area.
Step: 3
Step: 4
Therefore, the area of the shaded region is 18 square m.
Correct Answer is :   18 sq m
Q9Find the area of the shaded region. If each square measures 1 sq m. A. 41 sq m
B. 39 sq m
C. 40 sq m
D. 38 sq m

Step: 1
The number of square units needed to cover a figure is called area.
Step: 2
Since each shaded square in the given figure has an area of 1 square m, count the number of shaded squares to get the shaded area.
Step: 3
Step: 4
Therefore, the area of the shaded region is 40 square m.
Correct Answer is :   40 sq m
Q10Find the area of the green color region. If each square measures 1 sq m. A. 24 sq m.
B. 20 sq m.
C. 30 sq m.
D. 26 sq m.

Step: 1
The number of square units needed to cover a figure is called area.
Step: 2
Since each shaded square in the given figure has an area of 1 square m, count the number of shaded squares to get the shaded area.
Step: 3