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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
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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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bloodrainBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
whats below if its a pic i need to see it
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BIGDOG96Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I was uploading it...sorry. It's up now.
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bloodrainBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Its 9.8 (approximately) are there supposed to be decimal points in those answers? if so you're right. Good job!
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BIGDOG96Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Thanks, I might have more questions in a few minutes would you be willing to help?
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WhiiteRussianBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Bloodrain is wrong, the answer is 49
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WhiiteRussianBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
2x^2 = (7sqrt2)^2 (pythagorean theorem) 2x^2=49*2 x^2=49 x=7 new area = x^2 = 49
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WhiiteRussianBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Wait which area do you need?
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WhiiteRussianBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
oh nvm then it's just (7sqrt2)^2=98
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BIGDOG96Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
So @bloodrain and I are right?
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WhiiteRussianBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Yeah, i misunderstood the question
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WhiiteRussianBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
But 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
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bloodrainBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
yeah its because its a story problem and they are supposed to be confusing
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