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Stage: 5 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Combine the result from the problem Flexi Quad Areas that the area $A(Q) = {\textstyle{1\over 2}}d_1d_2\sin\theta$ with the definition of the scalar product and use the result from the problem Flexi Quads that the scalar product of the diagonals is constant.