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Your baby sister's toy kite is 2 feet across from corner to corner and 3 feet tall from corner to corner. What is the area of your sister's kite?
"Across" means diagonals, and .
Your older brother's kite is 4 feet across from corner to corner and 6 feet tall from corner to corner. What is the area of your brother's kite?
Multiply the diagonals together and then halve the product.
What is the area of a kite with diagonals of lengths 5 inches and 1 foot?
Make sure to use matching units.
A kite has an area of 144 cm2 and a diagonal of 16 cm. What is the length of the other diagonal?
Rearrange the area formula for a kite.
A kite has an area of 180 cm2 and a diagonal of 18 cm. What is the length of the other diagonal?
You know that , but you aren't solving for A.
What is the area of this kite?
Use the Pythagorean theorem to find the diagonal before solving for area.
I spy a right triangle with a hypotenuse of 26 cm. What are the lengths of the legs?
No Pythagorean theorem required.