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aNY
 2 years ago
plzzzz help me just one question
A=72 ft2
B=74 ft2
C=86 ft2
D=32 ft2
Find the area of the figure.
aNY
 2 years ago
plzzzz help me just one question A=72 ft2 B=74 ft2 C=86 ft2 D=32 ft2 Find the area of the figure.

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whpalmer4
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Decompose that into a rectangle and a right triangle by extending the 6 ft line down to the base. Find the area of both of those figures and add them.

whpalmer4
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Can you find the base and the height of that triangle? The area will be 1/2 * base * height.

zepdrix
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1dw:1359845754154:dwUnderstand how we're starting this? Breaking it up into 2 easier shapes :)

zepdrix
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1See how the dimensions of the triangle come about? :)

zepdrix
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1dw:1359846112405:dwSo we want to find the area of these two objects separately. Then we'll add those area's together to get the `total area` of the figure.

zepdrix
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Hmm did you forget the formula for area of a triangle maybe? :o

aNY
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0idk what the answer is then

zepdrix
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1well it feels like you're just guessing :) lol

aNY
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i multiplide 10 and 7 i got 70 then i multiplide 4 and 2 then i got 16 then i add them together which i got 86

zepdrix
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1The 70 looks good. \(4 \times 2 \ne 16\) , might wanna visit Mr Calculator for that one! :O And then remember, The area of a triangle we take `half` of the base times height.

zepdrix
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Cool c: Just remember for a triangle,\[\large A=\frac{1}{2}b\cdot h\]

zepdrix
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1So we only want half of that 8 c:

zepdrix
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1dw:1359846808816:dwIf we had a square like this, the area would be 8, because 4 x 2 = 8.

zepdrix
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1dw:1359846855993:dwBut we have a triangle, which is half of that area.

aNY
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ya sorry i'm not that smart

zepdrix
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1im sure that's not true c: math isn't for everyone!
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