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ninskii

  • 3 years ago

If the area of triangle ADE is 40 square units, what is the area of the trapezoid BCED?

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  1. ninskii
    • 3 years ago
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  2. seashell
    • 3 years ago
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    still doing the work..

  3. ninskii
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    thats not one of the answer options :(

  4. seashell
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    ahh manee... what are the options?

  5. ninskii
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    33.06 square units 35 square units 36.18 square units 38 square units

  6. seashell
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    hmm... so ok.. area of a trapezoid is b1+b2 /2 times h soo..

  7. ninskii
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    so you redrew what was given

  8. seashell
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    wait... i know what to do.. 36.18 sq units.. BAM BAM TURKEY ON HAM.

  9. ninskii
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    How did you get that?

  10. seashell
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    subtract the area of the big triangle area minus the small triangle :D its a trick my teacher taught me

  11. ninskii
    • 3 years ago
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    oh ok! thank you :)

  12. seashell
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    ;D

  13. happykiddo
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    BAM BAM TURKEY ON HAM lol XD

  14. happykiddo
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    seashell could you please explain how to do this problem to me it would be much appreciated :D

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