# Some students make a parade float with the letter H on it. Draw lines to divide the shape into rectangles. Then find its area. A 38 square feet B 46 square feet C 40 square feet D 29 square feet

Some students make a parade float with the letter H on it. Draw lines to divide the shape into rectangles. Then find its area.
A 38 square feet
B 46 square feet
C 40 square feet
D 29 square feet
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The area is the sum of the areas of the three rectangles:
$A=\left(8\right)\left(2\right)+\left(3\right)\left(2\right)+\left(8\right)\left(2\right)=16+6+16=38$ square feet.
So, the correct answer is choice A.