The given figure is made up of small squares. The length of one side of a small square is 2 cm. Find the area of the shaded region of the figure.
A 174 cm2
B 176 cm2
C 177 cm2
D 178 cm2
Area of each square = 2 x 2 = 4 cm2Number of squares in the 1st row = 42nd row = 63rd row = 64th row = 85th row = 66th row = 47th row = 68th row = 4Total number of squares = 44Area = 44 x 4 = 176 cm2Answer-(B) 176 cm2