Example Questions

Example Question #21 : Kites

If the area of the kite is  square units, and the difference between the lengths of the diagonals is  units, what is the length of the shorter diagonal?

Explanation:

Let  be the length of the shorter diagonal. Then the length of the longer diagonal can be represented by .

Recall how to find the area of a kite:

Plug in the given area and solve for .

Since we are dealing with geometric shapes, the answer must be a positive value. Thus, .

The length of the shorter diagonal is  units long.

Example Question #21 : How To Find The Length Of The Diagonal Of A Kite

If the area a kite is  square units, and the length of one diagonal is  units longer than the other, what is the length of the shorter diagonal?

Explanation:

Let  be the length of the shorter diagonal. Then the length of the longer diagonal can be represented by .

Recall how to find the area of a kite:

Plug in the given area and solve for .

Since we are dealing with geometric shapes, the answer must be a positive value. Thus, .

The length of the shorter diagonal is  units long.

Example Question #21 : Kites

If the area of a kite is  square units, and the length of one diagonal is  units longer than the other, what is the length of the shorter diagonal?

Explanation:

Let  be the length of the shorter diagonal. Then the length of the longer diagonal can be represented by .

Recall how to find the area of a kite:

Plug in the given area and solve for .

Since we are dealing with geometric shapes, the answer must be a positive value. Thus, .

The length of the shorter diagonal is  units long.

Example Question #21 : How To Find The Length Of The Diagonal Of A Kite

If the area of a kite is  square units, and one diagonal is  units longer than the other, what is the length of the shorter diagonal?

Explanation:

Let  be the length of the shorter diagonal. Then the length of the longer diagonal can be represented by .

Recall how to find the area of a kite:

Plug in the given area and solve for .

Since we are dealing with geometric shapes, the answer must be a positive value. Thus, .

The length of the shorter diagonal is  units long.

Example Question #21 : How To Find The Length Of The Diagonal Of A Kite

If the area of a kite is  square units, and the length of one diagonal is  less than the other, what is the length of the shorter diagonal?

Explanation:

Let  be the length of the shorter diagonal. Then the length of the longer diagonal can be represented by .

Recall how to find the area of a kite:

Plug in the given area and solve for .

Since we are dealing with geometric shapes, the answer must be a positive value. Thus, .

The length of the shorter diagonal is  units long.

If the area of a kite is  square units, and the length of one diagonal is  units longer than the other, what is the length of the shorter diagonal?

Explanation:

Let  be the length of the shorter diagonal. Then the length of the longer diagonal can be represented by .

Recall how to find the area of a kite:

Plug in the given area and solve for .

Since we are dealing with geometric shapes, the answer must be a positive value. Thus, .

The length of the shorter diagonal is  units long.

Example Question #27 : How To Find The Length Of The Diagonal Of A Kite

If the area of a kite is  square units, and one diagonal is  units longer than the other, what is the length of the longer diagonal?

Explanation:

Let  be the length of the shorter diagonal. Then the length of the longer diagonal can be represented by .

Recall how to find the area of a kite:

Plug in the given area and solve for .

Since we are dealing with geometric shapes, the answer must be a positive value. Thus, .

To find the longer diagonal, add .

The length of the longer diagonal is  units long.

Example Question #21 : How To Find The Length Of The Diagonal Of A Kite

If the area of a kite is  square units, and the length of one diagonal is  units shorter than the other, what is the length of the shorter diagonal?

Explanation:

Let  be the length of the shorter diagonal. Then the length of the longer diagonal can be represented by .

Recall how to find the area of a kite:

Plug in the given area and solve for .

Since we are dealing with geometric shapes, the answer must be a positive value. Thus, .

The length of the shorter diagonal is  units long.

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

Which of the following shapes is a kite?

Explanation:

A kite is a four-sided shape with straight sides that has two pairs of sides. Each pair of adjacent sides are equal in length. A square is also considered a kite.

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

What is the area of the following kite?