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    Area of Rectangle!

    Find the area of the rectangle with vertices B(8,0), T(2,-9), R(-1,-7) and C(5,2)
    Last edited by Christyh101; September 3rd 2011 at 04:22 PM.
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    Re: Area of Rectangle!

    Hi Christy101
    Use the distance formula between two points defining one side and then another two points defining the other side.BC and BT would be a suitable pair
    Last edited by bjhopper; September 3rd 2011 at 04:45 PM. Reason: add word
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    Re: Area of Rectangle!

    Quote Originally Posted by bjhopper View Post
    Hi Christy101
    Use the distance formula between two points defining one side and then another two points defining the other side.BC and BT would be a suitable pair

    Thank you!
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