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Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System



MCAS QUESTION OF THE DAY:

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2011 Spring Release, Mathematics - Grade 10
Download PDF Document Question 29 - Multiple-Choice

Reporting Category: Measurement
Standard: 10.M.1 - Calculate perimeter, circumference, and area of common geometric figures such as parallelograms, trapezoids, circles, and triangles.

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Abby drew triangle FGJ and line segment FH, as shown in the diagram below.
Right Triangle FGJ
Point H lies on line segment GJ
Line segment FG has a length of eight inches
Line segment HJ has a length of ten inches
Triangle FHJ is shaded grey
Triangle FGH is white
The figure in the diagram has the following properties: 
  • Point H lies on line segment GJ.
  • The length of line segment FG is 8 inches. 
  • The length of line segment HJ is 10 inches.
What is the area of the shaded triangle, triangle FHJ?
 
 
 

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Last Updated: January 23, 2017
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