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**Upper primary school mathematics question UPQ543**

In the diagram below, ABCD is a rhombus. Q is the mid-point of BD and AC.

Find the area of the blue region.

Solution:

ABCD is a rhombus.

Since Q is the mid point of AC and BD,

The rhombus is divided to four equal parts.

The blue region is ¼ of the area of the rhombus or ½ of the area of the triangle ABD or BCD.

AD = BC = 5cm

The height of the triangle = 4 cm

Area of triangle ABD = ½ × 4 × 5 = 10 cm^{2}

Area of the blue region = 10 ÷ 2 = __5__ cm^{2}

Or,

Area of the rhombus = 5 × 4 = 20 cm^{2}

Area of the blue region = 20 ÷ 4 = __5__ cm^{2}

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