What is the area of the shaded region in the figure shown below?
The area of the square is equal to $5994_w24_h16.png$ , or 900 square centimeters. The area of the circle is equal to $9027_w42_h21.png$, or approximately 707 square centimeters. The area of the shaded region is equal to the difference of the area of the square and the area of the circle, or 900 cm² – 707 cm², which equals 193 cm². So the area of the shaded region is about 193 cm².