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Example Question #334 : Plane Geometry
Find the area of a triangle whose base is and whose height is .
This problem is solved using the geometric formula for the area of a triangle.
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Example Question #1 : How To Find The Area Of An Acute / Obtuse Triangle
If triangle ABC has vertices (0, 0), (6, 0), and (2, 3) in the xy-plane, what is the area of ABC?
Example Question #335 : Plane Geometry
What is the area of a triangle with a height of and a base of ?
When searching for the area of a triangle we are looking for the amount of the space enclosed by the triangle.
The equation for area of a triangle is
Plug the values for base and height into the equation yielding
Then multiply the numbers together to arrive at the answer .
Example Question #2 : How To Find The Area Of An Acute / Obtuse Triangle
The height, h, of triangle PQR in the figure is one-fourth the length of PQ. In terms of h, what is the area of triangle PQR?
If *, then the length of must be .
Using the formula for the area of a triangle (), with , the area of the triangle must be .