What is the area of the shaded region of the given 8 \times 5 rectangle?

**Answer Choices**

A. 4 \dfrac{3}{4}

B. 5

C. 5 \dfrac{1}{4}

D. 6 \dfrac{1}{2}

E. 8

What is the area of the shaded region of the given 8 \times 5 rectangle?

**Answer Choices**

A. 4 \dfrac{3}{4}

B. 5

C. 5 \dfrac{1}{4}

D. 6 \dfrac{1}{2}

E. 8