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Point E is on side AB of rectangle ABCD. If the area of ABCD is 48, what is the area of triangle CDE?

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CDE is a triangle has the same base b and the same height h as the rectangle.
Its area is therefore bh/2.

The area of the rectangle is bh=48.

So what is the area of the triangle?

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