# How do you find the area of an irregular shape?

An irregular shape is a shape that has sides and angles of any length and size

## Answer: The area of an irregular shape can be found out by dividing the irregular shape in two or more regular shapes.

A regular shape is a shape that has equal sides and equal interior angles.

## Explanation:

We can find the are of the following figure by dividing it into a square and an equilateral triangle.

The area of a square of with a side of 4 units would be 16 square units while the area of an equilateral triangle with a side of 4 units would 4√3 square units

So, the total area of the irregular shape would be 16 + 4√3 square units.