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The area of a rectangle equals 1. What is the area of the triangle, which is cut off from the rectangle by the line connecting the midpoints of the two adjacent sides?
A. 1/3 B. 1/4 C. 2/5 D. 3/8 E. 1/8
The answer is 1/8.