OpenStudy (anonymous):

What is the area of ΔWXY? Round your answer to the nearest whole number.______ mi2

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OpenStudy (solomonzelman):

Hint: You know LOOK AT SMALLER TRIANGLE (Formed on the right) see you have 2 sides, leg 4.62 and hypotenuse 5. can you find a little leg on the bottom?

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OpenStudy (solomonzelman):

Formula \[c^2-b^2=a^2\]

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OpenStudy (solomonzelman):

\[5^2-4.62^2=a^2\]\[a≈1.91\] So \[WX= 13+1.91=14.91\]

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OpenStudy (solomonzelman):

Base times height divided by 2 = area of the triangle.

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OpenStudy (solomonzelman):

\[(14.91 \times 4.62) \div 2\]\[Area=34.44\]

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