In the diagram below, the area of triangle BCD is 60. What is the area of triangle BAD?

Guest Nov 8, 2018

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Area of triangle = 1/2 bh

60 = 1/2 (15) h

8 = h

Quadrilateral area = h x (b1 + b2)/2 = 8 x (15+9)/2 = 96 sq units

96 -60 = triangle BAD area = 36 sq units (fixed typo)

ElectricPavlov Nov 8, 2018