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anonymous
 3 years ago
What is the area of quadrilateral MNOP?
anonymous
 3 years ago
What is the area of quadrilateral MNOP?

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anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1347832465830:dw

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I know the perimeter is 40 because each side of MNOP is 10

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I came to that conclusion because of 6810 right triangle

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so why is the area 96 and not 100?

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0isn't each side of quadrilateral MNOP 10?

KingGeorge
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Can you list out the lengths you're given please?

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I am assuming MN is 10 because of the 345 triangle rule

KingGeorge
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2That's right. Are you given more information?

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I assume this quad to be a square

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0since the area is 96;not 100

KingGeorge
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2I 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.

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the answer is 96 for area

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0and I am talking about quad MNOP

KingGeorge
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Just 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.

KingGeorge
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2What 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?

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I sorta understand that

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0You find the whole area and subtract the part that interferes with MNOP

KingGeorge
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Right. Are you getting 96 now?

anonymous
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0how did you get the height of the triangle?
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