# Question 1 of 84

The figure below is formed by a square ABCD and a triangle DGC. AD = 9cm, EF =4cm and FC is a straight line. Find the area of the shaded part.

A
20cm$^2$
B
20.5cm$^2$
C
22cm$^2$
D
22.5cm$^2$
E
None of the above