Kite Area

Author:
user22724
Adjust the sliders and drag around point B. Observe how the shape changes.
Questions: 1. Adjust the sliders so that diagonal1 = 4 and diagonal2 = 8. What is the area of the blue rectangle? What is the area of the brown kite? 2. Drag point B. How does this change the area of the kite? 3. Adjust the sliders for d1 and d2. What do you notice about the area of the blue rectangle and the red kite? 4. If the formula for the area of the rectangle is A = d1 * d2, what is the formula for the area of the kite?