Geometry: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133281159
ISBN 13: 978-0-13328-115-6

Chapter 10 - Area - 10-2 Areas of Trapezoids, Rhombuses, and Kites - Lesson Check: 3

Answer

30 $ft^{2}$

Work Step by Step

Use the formula for the area of a kite which is A=$\frac{1}{2}$$d_{1}$$d_{2}$. Remember "d" represents the length of the diagonals. In the diagram you are only given the measurement of $\frac{x}{y}$, a diagonal, so be sure to double it. 3+3=6 5+5=10 A=$\frac{1}{2}$$d_{1}$$d_{2}$ A=$\frac{1}{2}$(6)(10) A=30
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