Elementary Geometry for College Students (7th Edition) Clone

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Chapter 8 - Section 8.1 - Area and Initial Postulates - Exercises - Page 361: 55d

Answer

No

Work Step by Step

Based on intuition, as requested, I do not think the area estimate of part (c) is the exact answer. Intuition suggests the estimation in (b) was inordinately high because of how it accounts for the partial squares; however, (c) provides the best estimate of area in the problem.
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