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# In the figure above, what is the area of the shaded region?

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In the figure above, what is the area of the shaded region?

(A) 1

(B) 2

(C) $$2 \sqrt{2}$$

(D) 3

(E) 4

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07 Mar 2019, 00:24
IMO A

1/2 (Base X Height)

1/2 (1 X 2)= 1

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07 Mar 2019, 04:14
area of big triangle = 1/2 * 2*2 = 2
and area of small triangle = 1/2 * 1*2 = 1
difference = 1
IMO A

Bunuel wrote:

In the figure above, what is the area of the shaded region?

(A) 1

(B) 2

(C) $$2 \sqrt{2}$$

(D) 3

(E) 4

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