DannyRomero19
Molly finds two sticks and wants to build a kite for her little brother. The sticks are 16 inches and 22 inches long, and she plans on using them as the diagonals of the kite. Molly will need a minimum of _____ square inches of fabric to make the kite.
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katiebugg
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the area of the kite is half the product of the 2 diagonals
bhaweshwebmaster
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This seems to be your figure given... Now according to question,
DannyRomero19
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i was not given a picture but this helps alot more!!!
katiebugg
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16*22=352 then divide that by 2 its 176
DannyRomero19
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obrigado, você é incrível! LOL!! :p
katiebugg
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what?!?!
DannyRomero19
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i said thnx ur amazinggg in portugese!! ;p lol
katiebugg
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ohhh ok lol thanks!
DannyRomero19
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no prob!! nd thank you!! ;) lol
DannyRomero19
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wat? then wats the answer?????
bhaweshwebmaster
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Sorry.. I got carried away..
The answer can simply be obtained by summing the area of two triangles
as,
0.5 * 22 * 16 = 176
bhaweshwebmaster
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as, each triangle has a base of 22 and a height of 8 ...
so, 2 * (1/2 * 22 * 8)
DannyRomero19
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\\thats what katie told me!! but tnx dude!!
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You're welcome my friend..