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In the figure to the right, the area of the shaded region is (A) 1/2 (

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

(A) 1/2
(B) 2/3
(C) 7/8
(D) 3/2
(E) 5/2

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New post 22 Jul 2019, 13:36
According to thales theorem, we can solve this question.

(2×2)÷2= 2 the area of whole shape.

And (3/2×3/2)÷2=9/8 the area of the smaller triangle.
Finally 16/8-9/8=7/8 the area of shaded region
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