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1. We are given the area of the top triangle as 42. Use the Area of a triagle formula to determine the Base and Height. A = 1/2 of the base x the height (A = 1/2 bh) 42 =1/2 base x height 42 x 2 = 1/ 2 x 2 x base x height 84 = base x height 84 = 12 x 7 Next, use the Pythagorean theorum to solve for ...

by cindyb

Sat Sep 21, 2013 10:38 am
Forum: GMAT Math
Topic: Geometry
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