In rectangle ABCD, what is the total area of the shaded region?

**Answer Choices**

A. 25\:cm^2

B. 31\:cm^2

C. 39\:cm^2

D. 35\:cm^2

E. 41\:cm^2

In rectangle ABCD, what is the total area of the shaded region?

**Answer Choices**

A. 25\:cm^2

B. 31\:cm^2

C. 39\:cm^2

D. 35\:cm^2

E. 41\:cm^2