# What is composite figure - Definition and Meaning

### Composite Figure :

Composite figure is also known as composite shape. The shape is constructed from two or more geometric shapes. It may refer to any geometric figure that can be divided to create more than one basic shapes. Some examples of basic combinations to form the composite figures are square and triangle, triangles and circles etc.,

#### Example :

In the below example, the figure can be divided into rectangle and triangle.

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