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BIGDOG96
 3 years ago
George folds his origami paper along the dotted lines shown below so that the triangular flaps overlap exactly on the square.
If the dimensions of the origami paper are decreased by Onehalf, what will be the new area of the paper?
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A. 98 square inches <My choice
B. 196 square inches
C. 49 square inches
D. 147 square inches
BIGDOG96
 3 years ago
George folds his origami paper along the dotted lines shown below so that the triangular flaps overlap exactly on the square. If the dimensions of the origami paper are decreased by Onehalf, what will be the new area of the paper? Answers A. 98 square inches <My choice B. 196 square inches C. 49 square inches D. 147 square inches

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bloodrain
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1whats below if its a pic i need to see it

BIGDOG96
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I was uploading it...sorry. It's up now.

bloodrain
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Its 9.8 (approximately) are there supposed to be decimal points in those answers? if so you're right. Good job!

BIGDOG96
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Thanks, I might have more questions in a few minutes would you be willing to help?

WhiiteRussian
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Bloodrain is wrong, the answer is 49

WhiiteRussian
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.02x^2 = (7sqrt2)^2 (pythagorean theorem) 2x^2=49*2 x^2=49 x=7 new area = x^2 = 49

WhiiteRussian
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Wait which area do you need?

WhiiteRussian
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oh nvm then it's just (7sqrt2)^2=98

BIGDOG96
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So @bloodrain and I are right?

WhiiteRussian
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yeah, i misunderstood the question

WhiiteRussian
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0But then there is no point of even providing the info about origami, it should just say to find the area of a square with that side length. The intro was unnecessary

bloodrain
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1yeah its because its a story problem and they are supposed to be confusing
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