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A parallelogram ABCD has perimeter equal to 124. Let E be the foot of the perpendicular from A to BC, and let F be the foot of the perpendicular from A to CD. If AE=7 and AF=24, what is the area of the parallelogram?

  • geometry help!! -

    since area = base * height,

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    oops. hit wrong key.

    24*AB = 7*BC
    but AB+BC = 124/2 = 62, so
    24(62-BC) = 7BC
    BC = 48
    AB = 14
    Area = 24*14 = 7*48 = 336

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    thank you

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