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yea but thats certainly the hard/long way

actually no...it isnt enough info with no dimmensions on the interior lines
I only remeber very little trig. I thought that if you had one side and a 90 you could figure an angle? Once you knew the angle it was sin, cos or tangent to get the other dimensions, etc...

I dont know... F it. I'm odering 3 yards (4" thick). This flows into a 50' sidewalk. If I'm short I'll bump the bulk head back at the end. Hell with it.

Freemason21 sound close. Thanks everybody.
 

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You need a diagonal to make this easier. If you start at the top left of your drawing and make that corner A, then go clockwise with B,C, and D, then you need to know the distance between A and C or B and D.

The other thing is, if these lines are not co-planer (all on level ground), then you have a bigger mess.

If you know AC or BD, then you can use Heron's formula to figure your area.

Take a look here and let your hatred of math be relived.
 
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