DannyRomero19 3 years ago 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.

1. katiebugg

the area of the kite is half the product of the 2 diagonals

2. bhaweshwebmaster

|dw:1343661332694:dw| This seems to be your figure given... Now according to question,

3. DannyRomero19

i was not given a picture but this helps alot more!!!

4. katiebugg

16*22=352 then divide that by 2 its 176

5. DannyRomero19

obrigado, você é incrível! LOL!! :p

6. katiebugg

what?!?!

7. DannyRomero19

i said thnx ur amazinggg in portugese!! ;p lol

8. katiebugg

ohhh ok lol thanks!

9. DannyRomero19

no prob!! nd thank you!! ;) lol

10. DannyRomero19

11. bhaweshwebmaster

Sorry.. I got carried away.. The answer can simply be obtained by summing the area of two triangles as, 0.5 * 22 * 16 = 176

12. bhaweshwebmaster

as, each triangle has a base of 22 and a height of 8 ... so, 2 * (1/2 * 22 * 8)

13. DannyRomero19

\\thats what katie told me!! but tnx dude!!

14. bhaweshwebmaster

You're welcome my friend..