Elementary Geometry for College Students (6th Edition)

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Chapter 4 - Section 4.3 - The Rectangle, Square, and Rhombus - Exercises - Page 193: 7

Answer

The length and bearing of $\overline{MN}$ is the same as both horizontal sides of the rectangle, and MN bisects the area of the entire rectangle. This is evident because the area of a rectangle is $lw$, and the length is bisected along the polygon.

Work Step by Step

This problem shows the rectangle with points labelled and M, N as the midpoints of two opposite sides.
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