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Picture of Wing Area Sample Picture of B-17 Wing

THE WING AREA OF THIS B-17 CAN BE COVERED BY A RECTANGLE AND FOUR RIGHT TRIANGLES. FINDING THE AREAS OF THESE FIVE SHAPES AND ADDING THEM TOGETHER WILL APPROXIMATE THE AREA OF THE WING.

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Last Updated: Jun 12 2014

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