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Could someone help me find the area of the shaded part of these regular polygons to the nearest tenth?
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jerwyn_gayo
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is the given 4 in measure the inclines side?
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Yep!
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is the white portion a square?
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if the white portion is a square, i think we can find the area. .
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The white portion is a square. :D
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This is like an optical illusion. It jumps from 2-d to 3-d.
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Do you have options for this problem? I have assumed some relationships of the squares and would not want to mess up your chances for a correct answer.
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|dw:1330679255325:dw| we can form 3 squares. .
the solution will be
A= 3(sqrt(8))^2 ------- solve?
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i got 24 inches^2
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Oh, okay. I didn't know you could use that to form squares. Anyway, thank you! :D
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glad to help. .