anonymous
  • anonymous
please help!!! last question i have! Tom cuts a piece of cardboard in the shape shown below. A quadrilateral ABCD is shown with AB parallel to DC and AD is perpendicular to DC. He plans to cut another piece of cardboard in the same shape. The length of the sides AB and DC of the new piece of cardboard are made six times the original dimensions, and the length of the side AD is halved. What is the area of the new cardboard piece? Answer twice the area of the original cardboard piece one-sixth of the area of the original cardboard piece one-third of the area of the origina
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anonymous
  • anonymous
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experimentX
  • experimentX
must be thrice the original
anonymous
  • anonymous
My conclusion is the same as experimentX. Break the figure into two sections by a vertical line from B. The rectangle is six times as wide, and half as tall, to get three times the original area. Similarly, the triangle has a base (the vertical line we added to the figure) half as long as the original, with a height six times as tall. Again, three times the original area.

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Directrix
  • Directrix
3 times Original: 1/2 x (y + z) Enlarged: 1/2* (1/2 * x) * 6(y+z) = [1/2 * 6] (1/2 x (y + z)) [1/2 * 6] = 3 for three times the original size

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