# Ex 11.4, 11 - Chapter 11 Class 7 Perimeter and Area

Last updated at Dec. 12, 2018 by Teachoo

Last updated at Dec. 12, 2018 by Teachoo

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Ex 11.4, 11 Find the area of the quadrilateral ABCD. Here, AC = 22 cm, BM = 3 cm, DN = 3 cm, and BM ⊥ AC, DN ⊥ AC Area of quadrilateral ABCD = Area of ∆ABC + Area of ∆ADC Area of ∆ABC Base = b = AC = 22 cm Height = BM = 3 cm Area of ∆ABC = 1/2 × b × h = 1/2 × AC × BM = 1/2 × 22 × 3 = 1/1 × 11 × 3 = 33 cm2 Area of ∆ABC Base = b = AC = 22 cm Height = BM = 3 cm Area of ∆ABC = 1/2 × b × h Area of ∆ADC Base = b = AC = 22 cm Height = ND = 3 cm Area of ∆ABC = 1/2 × b × h = 1/2 × AC × BM = 1/2 × 22 × 3 = 1/1 × 11 × 3 = 33 cm2 = 1/2 × AC × ND = 1/2 × 22 × 3 = 1/1 × 11 × 3 = 33 cm2 Therefore, Area of quadrilateral ABCD = Area of ∆ABC + Area of ∆ADC = 33 + 33 = 66 cm2 ∴ Area of quadrilateral is 66 cm2

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