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The vertices of a rectangle are at (-3,1), (-1,3), (3,-1), and (1,-3). Find the area of the rectangle.

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  1. haleyking345
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    not understanding it right now

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    |dw:1365368689384:dw|

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    Since you are told this is a rectangle, the area is L*W

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    |dw:1365368725722:dw| calculate DC and AD i.e. length and breadth then area of rectangle = l x b

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    Please close your question and award the person that answered it best when you're finished that way your question is not in the open questions list.

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    |dw:1365369143033:dw| You can call a side L, like I did in the figure. Then an adjacent side is W. Use the distance formula with the endpoints to find the lengths of L and W. Then multiply them together to get the area.

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