# What is a compound figure in math?

A compound shape is shape made up of two or more basic shapes. Or, you can create an L shape by placing two thin rectangles perpendicular at right angles to each other, with one rectangle vertical and the other rectangle horizontal. You can combine any number of basic shapes to make a compound shape.

In this regard, how do you find the area of a compound shape?

To find the area of a compound shape, follow these simple steps: Step 1: Work out the missing lengths around the edge of the compound shape. Step 2: Divide your L shape into two rectangles.

What is the formula for the area of a composite figure?

A composite figure is made up of several simple geometric figures such as triangles, rectangles, squares, circles, and semicircles. To find the area of a composite figure, separate the figure into simpler shapes whose area can be found. Example 1: Find the area of the composite shape shown below.

How do you find the area of a compound triangle?

The area of a rectangle is equal to its length times its width: . The area of a triangle is equal to its base times its height divided by 2: . In order to find the composite area of two or more shapes, simply find the area of each shape and add them together.

## What is an irregular shape?

Regular shapes have sides that are all equal and interior (inside) angles that are all equal. Irregular shapes have sides and angles of any length and size. Here are various different shapes in regular and irregular forms: Regular pentagon, regular hexagon, regular octagon.

## What is a compound shape in Illustrator?

The main difference is that Compound Paths are “flat” or destructive. Meaning once you combine multiple paths into one, your ability to edit the paths is limited. Compound Shapes are non-destructive and provide a different level of editing. Each have pros and cons, so both are needed in Illustrator.

## What is a compound path?

Compound paths let you use an object to cut a hole in another object. For example, you can create a doughnut shape from two nested circles. Once you create a compound path, the paths act as grouped objects.

## How do you punch out a shape in Illustrator?

Make sure the object that you want to punch out is on top of the object you want to make the hole in. Open your Pathfinder (Window > Pathfinder). I like to keep mine pinned to the toolbar on the right, because it gets used a lot. Make sure that both paths are selected and press the circled option (Minus Front).

## How do you cut a shape out of another in Illustrator?

First, create your two shapes. The one in the foreground should be the shape (the star in the image below) that will be cut out of the shape behind. In order to bring the cutout shape to the front, select it using the black Selection Tool. Then select Object/Arrange/Bring to Front.

## How do you use the knife tool in Illustrator?

Knife tool

• Click and hold the Eraser ( ) tool to see and choose the Knife ( )tool.
• Do one of the following: To cut in a curved path, drag the pointer over the object.
• Choose Select > Deselect. Note:
• Click and drag each part using the Direct Selection ( ) tool.
• ## How do you select tools in Illustrator?

Select objects with the Selection tool

• Select the Selection tool .
• Do either of the following: Click an object.
• To add or remove objects from the selection, hold down Shift and click or drag around the objects you want to add or remove. Tip: When the Selection tool is over an unselected object or group, it changes to .
• ## How do you use slice tool in Illustrator?

Create slices

• Select one or more objects on the artboard, and choose Object > Slice > Make.
• Select the Slice tool and drag over the area where you want to create a slice.
• Select one or more objects on the artboard, and choose Object > Slice > Create From Selection.
• ## How do you slice in design space?

• Arrange the images so that they are overlapping.
• Select both images by holding the Shift or the Ctrl key on your keyboard while clicking on each layer.
• Click “Slice” at the bottom of the Layers Panel if using a computer, or in the Actions menu at the bottom of the screen in the iOS app.
• ## What does it mean to slice an image?

Image slicing is a technique for creating a web page (or a component of a web page, like a header or navigation menu) visually in Photoshop (Fireworks and Illustrator also allow you to slice images, too).

## What is meant by the term slicing and dicing?

To slice and dice is to break a body of information down into smaller parts or to examine it from different viewpoints so that you can understand it better. In cooking, you can slice a vegetable or other food or you can dice it (which means to break it down into small cubes).

## How do you slice?

• Cut the top and bottom, then cut in half. Slice off and discard the top and bottom half-inch of the onion with a chef’s knife.
• Peel the onion. Peel off and discard the skin.
• Slice half moons.
• Slice thin cuts.
• ## How do you slice a tomato?

1. Tomato Slices

• Place the tomato on its side so that the stem end faces to the left or right.
• Cut off a small slice of the tomato parallel to the stem and top of the tomato to trim that part off.
• Keep making parallel cuts toward the bottom of the tomato to form slices.
• ## How do you slice an avocado?

• Cut the avocado in half. Using a sharp chef’s knife, slice through the avocado lengthwise until you feel the knife hit the pit.
• Remove the pit.
• If dicing, score the flesh of the avocado without piercing the skin.
• If slicing, scoop out and slice.
• ## Do you put butter on toast with avocado?

Spread butter in an even layer on bread. Spread with avocado; drizzle with olive oil and top with sesame seeds and red pepper flakes, if using. Season with salt and pepper, to taste. Serve immediately.

## How can you tell if an avocado is ripe?

Gently squeeze the avocado without applying pressure from your fingertips, as this can cause bruising. If the avocado yields to firm, gentle pressure, it is ripe and ready to eat. If the avocado does not yield to gentle pressure, it is “firm” and will be ripe in a couple of days.

## How do you keep avocados?

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• Storing avocados in the fridge – even while they’re still whole – keeps them fresh for up to two weeks.
• Store the avocado with the pit and coat it with olive oil or lemon juice prior to storing in an airtight container in the fridge.
• Storing cut avocado with onion chunks also helps prevent browning.
• ## What color is an avocado when it’s ripe?

Fresh avocados are unique from some of the other varieties of avocados because they can change from a dark-green color to a deep purplish almost black hue when ripe. Although skin color can help in the initial visual selection of fresh avocados it is not always the best indicator for ripeness.

## Do you put avocados in the refrigerator?

This will usually cut down the ripening time to 1 to 3 days. (3) Store fully ripe avocados in the refrigerator. If you’ve got fully ripe avocados that you do not want to use right away, place them in the fridge in a plastic bag. There, they’ll usually keep well for another three to five days.