2009 UNCO Math Contest II Problems/Problem 8

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Two diagonals are drawn in the trapezoid forming four triangles. The areas of two of the triangles are $9$ and $25$ as shown. What is the total area of the trapezoid?

[asy] draw((0,0)--(20,0)--(2,4)--(14,4)--(0,0),black); draw((0,0)--(2,4)--(14,4)--(20,0),black); MP("25",(9,.25),N);MP("9",(9,2.25),N); [/asy]


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2009 UNCO Math Contest II (ProblemsAnswer KeyResources)
Preceded by
Problem 7
Followed by
Problem 9
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