ISEE Upper Level Math : How to find the length of the diagonal of a kite

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Example Question #1 : How To Find The Length Of The Diagonal Of A Kite

A kite has the area of . One of the diagonals of the kite has length . Give the length of the other diagonal of the kite.

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

The area of a kite is half the product of the diagonals, i.e.

,

where and are the lengths of the diagonals. 

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