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luisz Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
dw:1347832465830:dw
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luisz Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
I know the perimeter is 40 because each side of MNOP is 10
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luisz Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
I came to that conclusion because of 6810 right triangle
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luisz Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
so why is the area 96 and not 100?
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luisz Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
isn't each side of quadrilateral MNOP 10?
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KingGeorge Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
Can you list out the lengths you're given please?
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luisz Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
MB is 8 and BN is 6
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luisz Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
I am assuming MN is 10 because of the 345 triangle rule
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KingGeorge Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
That's right. Are you given more information?
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luisz Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
I assume this quad to be a square
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luisz Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
the perimeter is 40
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luisz Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
but I may be wrong
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luisz Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
since the area is 96;not 100
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KingGeorge Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
I think you're supposed to assume that each side length is 10. However, this does not mean it's a square. For example:dw:1347833088897:dwThis quadrilateral actually has an area of 50. Remember that you need to multiply by the height, and the height may be different than the side length.
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luisz Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
the answer is 96 for area
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luisz Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
and I am talking about quad MNOP
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KingGeorge Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
Just bear with me for a second. That was just an example to show that having side lengths of 10, doesn't imply that the area is 100.
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KingGeorge Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
What I would do, is assume that all the triangles in your problem are congruent. Thus, you find the area of ABCD, and subtract 4*area of MBN. Does this make more sense?
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luisz Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
12 times 16=192?
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luisz Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
I sorta understand that
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luisz Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
You find the whole area and subtract the part that interferes with MNOP
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KingGeorge Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
Right. Are you getting 96 now?
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davidji Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
how did you get the height of the triangle?
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