ISEE Lower Level Quantitative : How to find the area of a triangle

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Example Questions

Example Question #1 : How To Find The Area Of A Triangle

What is the area of a triangle with a base of 8 and a height of 3?

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

The area of a triangle is . We know that our base is 8 and our height is 3.

In this case, the equation is . Now we can solve this equation.

Example Question #2 : How To Find The Area Of A Triangle

What is the area of a triangle that has a base of 7 and a height of 10?

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

To find the area of a triangle, we use . We know the height of the triangle is 10 and the base is 7.

Example Question #3 : How To Find The Area Of A Triangle

What is the area of a triangle with a base of 7cm and a height of 4cm? 

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

Use the formula for the area of a triangle

to solve this problem. Plug in and you get .

 

Example Question #4 : How To Find The Area Of A Triangle

The height of a triangle is  ft. The base is  ft. What is the area of the triangle?

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

The formula for finding the area of a triangle is . Multiply the base times the height first. . Then, either multiply   , or simply divide . Therefore the answer is .

Example Question #5 : How To Find The Area Of A Triangle

A right triangle has a base of 4 and a height of 7.

What is the triangle's area?

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

An area of a triangle is

In this case

Example Question #6 : How To Find The Area Of A Triangle

If the base of a triangle is 12 cm, and the height of the triangle is 4 cm, what is the total area of the triangle?

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

First, you must remember the formula for the area of a triangle .

Plug in the given values: .

Multiply to get 24. Since this is area, the units must be sqaured. Therefore, your final answer is .

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