In rhombus ABCD, AB=18 and AC=26. Find the area of the rhombus to the nearest tenth.

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- May 10th 2012, 09:46 AMGhitaBelghitiArea of Figures and Similar Figures
In rhombus ABCD, AB=18 and AC=26. Find the area of the rhombus to the nearest tenth.

- May 10th 2012, 10:04 AMprincepsRe: Area of Figures and Similar Figures
From equation :

you can find value of an after that calculate area :

- May 10th 2012, 10:08 AMskeeterRe: Area of Figures and Similar Figures
have you made a sketch?

area,

where and are diagonal lengths ... you should also know that the diagonals of a rhombus are perpendicular and bisect each other.

hmmm ... Pythagoras?