Elementary Geometry for College Students (7th Edition) Clone

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Chapter 8 - Section 8.2 - Perimeter and Area of Polygons - Exercises - Page 370: 15

Answer

20 $unit^{2}$

Work Step by Step

The area of any quadrilateral with perpendicular diagonals of length d1 and d2 is given by A =$\frac{1}{2}$ d1 * d2 d1 = AC= 8 d2 = BD = 5 The area of ABCD = \frac{1}{2}$ *8* 5 = 20 $unit^{2}$
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