Got Homework?
Connect with other students for help. It's a free community.
Here's the question you clicked on:
 0 viewing

This Question is Closed

luiszBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
I know the perimeter is 40 because each side of MNOP is 10
 one year ago

luiszBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
I came to that conclusion because of 6810 right triangle
 one year ago

luiszBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
so why is the area 96 and not 100?
 one year ago

luiszBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
isn't each side of quadrilateral MNOP 10?
 one year ago

KingGeorgeBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
Can you list out the lengths you're given please?
 one year ago

luiszBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
I am assuming MN is 10 because of the 345 triangle rule
 one year ago

KingGeorgeBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
That's right. Are you given more information?
 one year ago

luiszBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
I assume this quad to be a square
 one year ago

luiszBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
since the area is 96;not 100
 one year ago

KingGeorgeBest 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.
 one year ago

luiszBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
the answer is 96 for area
 one year ago

luiszBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
and I am talking about quad MNOP
 one year ago

KingGeorgeBest 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.
 one year ago

KingGeorgeBest 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?
 one year ago

luiszBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
You find the whole area and subtract the part that interferes with MNOP
 one year ago

KingGeorgeBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
Right. Are you getting 96 now?
 one year ago

davidjiBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
how did you get the height of the triangle?
 9 months ago
See more questions >>>
Your question is ready. Sign up for free to start getting answers.
spraguer
(Moderator)
5
→ View Detailed Profile
is replying to Can someone tell me what button the professor is hitting...
23
 Teamwork 19 Teammate
 Problem Solving 19 Hero
 Engagement 19 Mad Hatter
 You have blocked this person.
 ✔ You're a fan Checking fan status...
Thanks for being so helpful in mathematics. If you are getting quality help, make sure you spread the word about OpenStudy.