What a Kite




What a Kite

Suppose one vertex angle of a regular octagon that has side length 4 is joined with two other vertex angles to form a kite as shown. What is the area of the kite?


Correct Solutions:


  1. Michael Moyer. The Way Home School, Carlisle, PA
  2. Oscar Rocha. Liceo Patria, Bogot , Colombia
  3. Angela Gonzales. University HS, Orlando, FL
  4. Sorin Ionescu. Ecole secondaire Dorval, Dorval, Quebec, Canada
  5. Chris Lundberg. South Albany HS, Albany, OR
  6. Richard Clubb. Lake Mary HS, Lake Mary, FL
  7. Mark Gebhard. Lake Highland Prep, Orlando, FL
  8. Jeannie Yu. Lake Highland Prep, Oralndo, FL
  9. Dan Benjamin. Lake Mary HS, Lake Mary, FL
  10. Justin M. Altman. Center for Arts & Sciences, Saginaw, MI
  11. Shawna Braunstein. Oviedo HS, Oviedo, FL
  12. Perry Tolos. Lake Mary HS, Lake Mary, FL
  13. Patrick Smith. Walkersville HS, Walkersville, MD
  14. Viraj Lakdawala. Berkeley Prep, Tampa, FL
  15. Jeff Chiu. Lake Mary HS, Lake Mary, FL
  16. Darren Simmons. Marcus HS, Flower Mound, TX
  17. Mohammed Saadullah Habib. Oviedo HS, Oviedo, FL
  18. Ryan Gutenkunst. Centennial HS, Pueblo, CO
  19. Jen McCullough. Oviedo HS, Oviedo, FL
  20. Bao Nguyen. Fairvale HS, Fairfield West, N.S.W., Australia
  21. Dyven Ung. Fairvale HS, Fairfield West, N.S.W., Australia
  22. Adam Dowd. University HS, Orlando, FL
  23. Jessica Marshall. Oviedo HS, Oviedo, FL
  24. Bailes Brown. Walhalla MS, Walhalla, SC
  25. Lucy Young. Oviedo HS, Oviedo, FL
  26. Amanda Bird. Oviedo HS, Oviedo, FL
  27. Alison Parker. Oviedo HS, Oviedo, FL
  28. Michele Grossman. Neptune MS, Kissimmee FL
  29. JJ Murphy. Oblong HS, Oblong, IL
  30. Christopher Young. Center for Arts & Sciences, Saginaw, MI
  31. Kevin Kinchen. Center for Arts & Sciences, Saginaw, MI
  32. Angelo Costello. Center for Arts & Sciences, Saginaw, MI
  33. Patrick McHenry. Oviedo HS, Oviedo, FL
  34. Gita Madan. Cary HS, Cary, NC
  35. Brent Dameron. Oviedo HS, Oviedo, FL
  36. Fred Hill. Bishop Moore HS, Orlando, FL
  37. Joshua Huckabee. Heritage Prep, Orlando, FL
  38. Beth Wilson. Apollo JHS, Richardson, TX
  39. Jon White. Cony HS, Augusta, ME
  40. John Martin. Colonial Heights HS, Colonial Heights, VA
  41. Katya Permiakova. Lisgar Collegiate Institute, Ottawa, ON, Canada
  42. Christopher Young. Center for Arts & Sciences, Saginaw, MI
  43. Laurie J. Rich. Center for Arts & Sciences, Saginaw, MI
  44. Emma Hardwick. The Mount School, York, England, UK
  45. Anup Patel. Lake Highland Prep, Orlando, FL
  46. Larry Kasoff. John. P. Stevens HS, Edison, NJ
  47. Ming Chang. Eastside HS, Gainesville, FL
  48. Brian Gleason. Preston HS, Preston, ID
  49. Markus Vollmer, Markgraefler Gymnasium, Muellheim, Germany
  50. Alan Zebchuk. St. Mark Catholic HS, Metcalfe, Ontario, Canada
  51. Katie Wagner. McRoberts Secondary School, Richmond, BC, Canada
  52. Amy Griffin. Oviedo HS, Oviedo, FL
  53. Joshua Schwannecke. Center for Arts & Sciences, Saginaw, MI
  54. Marc A. Karle. Markgräfler Gymnasium, Müllheim, Germany
  55. Deepak Sevak. Lake Mary HS, Lake Mary, FL
  56. Kinu Panda. Health Careers HS, San Antonio, TX
  57. Mike Leffler. Msgr. Donovan HS, Toms River, NJ
  58. Adrienne Tilton. Rickards HS, Tallahassee, FL
  59. Eric Madsen. Rickards HS, Tallahassee, FL
  60. Erika Kranz. Rickards HS, Tallahassee, FL
  61. Nick Scheiner. Rickards HS, Tallahassee, FL
  62. Zipporah Fleming. Rickards HS, Tallahassee, FL