An artist is designing a kite like the one show below. Calculate the area to determine how much material she will need to create the kite.

Pigglepoox2007 Feb 9, 2019

#1**+2 **

We have two triangles....one with a height of 5 inches and the other with a height of 14 inches

And both have the same base = 7.5 inches

So.....the total area is just the area of both triangles =

(1/2) base ( 14 + 5) =

(1/2) (7.5) ( 19) = __ 71.25__ square inches

CPhill Feb 9, 2019

#2**-5 **

Hello thanks for answering my question but I dont thinck that is wright because I do not have a option for your answer my formula is length times with = 1/2

Pigglepoox2007
Feb 11, 2019