Last edited by vegasgunner; Nov 25th 2013 at 05:44 AM.
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Originally Posted by vegasgunner This might not be the most straightforward method, but you can find the area of the trapezoid ABCD. Then note that triangle ABE is similar to triangle FGE.
Can you continue from here?
did you mean trapezoid AFGB?
Hint: Length FG is 3 units in length, and because triangle EAB is similar to triangle EFG, and length AB is 6 units, the scaling factor for the lengths is 2, and thus the scaling factor for the areas is 4.
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