Unit Squares and Triangles

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This is an interesting geometry problem. Given the figure, find the area of a triangle that is created by the intersecting lines. The solution requires one to use what he/she knows about coordinate geometry, as well as triangle and angle congruence, rigid motion, rotation, translation, and the distance formula. Challenge your learners to find the solution two different ways. 

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9th - 11th
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45 mins
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