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12-53.

In the triangle at right,

*is a midsegment of*

*and*

*is a midsegment of*

If

cm, find and.Since

is the midpoint of line.cmcmIf the area of

, what is the area of ?The area of a triangle is

, if the base is cm, and the area is cm, what is the height? Find the areas of

and . Find the difference between the two triangles to find the area of .