# ACT Math : Kites

## Example Questions

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### Example Question #281 : Act Math

A kite has a side length of  and another side length of . Find the perimeter of the kite.

Explanation:

By definition a kite must have two sets of equivalent sides. Since we know that this kite has a side length of  and another side with a length of , each of these two sides must have one equivalent side.

The perimeter of this kite can be found by applying the formula:

Note, though, that  does not appear as an answer choice. Thus, convert  into  by:

### Example Question #13 : How To Find The Perimeter Of Kite

A kite has a side length of  and another side length of . Find the perimeter of the kite.

Explanation:

a kite must have two sets of equivalent sides. Since we know that this kite has a side length of  and another side with a length of , each of these two sides must have one equivalent side.

The perimeter of this kite can be found by applying the formula:

Note: the correct solution can also be found by:

### Example Question #291 : Geometry

A kite has a side length of  and another side length of . Find the perimeter of the kite.

Explanation:

A kite must have two sets of equivalent sides. Since we know that this kite has a side length of  and another side length of , each of these two sides must have one equivalent side.

The perimeter of this kite can be found by applying the formula:

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

Find the area of a kite with the diagonal lengths of  and .

Explanation:

Write the formula to find the area of a kite.  Substitute the diagonals and solve.

### Example Question #332 : Advanced Geometry

Find the area of a kite with diagonal lengths of  and .

Explanation:

Write the formula for the area of a kite.

Plug in the given diagonals.

Pull out a common factor of two in  and simplify.

Use the FOIL method to simplify.

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

Find the area of a kite if one diagonal is  long, and the other diagonal is  long.