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Grade(s): 6,7,8
Strand(s): Geometry, Number Sense
Suppose the square piece of gold shown here is worth $1000.
A and B are the midpoints of adjacent sides of the square.
What would be the value of the shaded part?
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Source: Intermediate Math ABQ Package Summer 2009 (Compiled by Trevor Brown)
Submitted by: Mark Ross, Norseman JMS