 # Online Math: Geometry Problem 1030: Quadrilateral, Triangle, Area, Midpoint, Parallel Lines. Level: School, College.

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The figure below shows a quadrilateral ABCD with E midpoint of AC and BE parallel to AD. If area of triangle ABC = 1 and area of triangle BCD = 4, find the area of quadrilateral ABCD. ## Mind Map: George Pólya's 1945 book, "How to Solve It"

George Pólya's 1945 book "How to Solve It, A new aspect of Mathematical Method", is a book describing methods of problem solving. It suggests the following steps when solving a mathematical problem: (1) First, you have to understand the problem. (2) After understanding, then make a plan. (3) Carry out the plan. (4) Look back on your work. How could it be better?
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