Oil Spill
Map B

Shape 1 is a rectangle and the area for it is 2328.75 mi.

Shape 2 is a rectangle and the area for it is 2160 mi.

Shape 3 is a rectangle and the area for it is 1215 mi.

Shape 4 is a triangle and the area for it is 900 mi.

Shape 5 is a rectangle and the area for it is 2778.75 mi.

Shape 6 is a rectangle and the area for it is 1552.5 mi.

Shape 7 is a triangle and the area for it is 1464.75 mi.

Shape 8 is a rectangle and the area for it is 2610 mi

9.  is a triangle and the area for it is 1417.5 mi

10.  is a triangle and the area for it is 945 mi

11.  Is a rectangle and the area for it is 1620 mi

The whole area added together is 18,992.25 mi

Taking a second look at your sectioned polygons from your map, do you think your area is an exact measure of the space affected by the spill?

Yes I do think my area is an exact measure.

How accurate do you think your polygons compare to the actual spill area? Do you expect your answer to be more or less than the actual spill area?

I think they are very accurate. I think it should be less than the actual spill area.

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