## 01 Area enclosed by line rays inside a square

**Problem**

The figure shown below is a square of side 4 inches. Line rays are drawn from each corner of the square to the midpoints of the opposite sides. Find the area of the shaded region.

**Problem**

The figure shown below is a square of side 4 inches. Line rays are drawn from each corner of the square to the midpoints of the opposite sides. Find the area of the shaded region.