Find the area of the shape shown below.

ok the big triangle is just 3.5(2 + 2 + 5) / 2 = 15.75 units of area

the smaller triangles are just 2 and 5, with a combined area of 7

then the square is 4

so that's 15.75 + 7 + 4 = 26.75

hey, that makes cents