# GED Math : Area of a Triangle

## Example Questions

### Example Question #31 : Triangles

Find the area of a triangle with a base of  and a height of .

Explanation:

Write the area for a triangle.

Substitute the base and height.

### Example Question #32 : Triangles

Find the area of a triangle with a base of 14in and a height of 9in.

Explanation:

To find the area of a triangle, we will use the following formula:

where b  is the base and h is the height of the triangle.

Now, we know the base of the triangle is 14in and the height is 9in. So, we can substitute. We get

### Example Question #33 : Triangles

Find the area of a triangle with a base of  and a height of .

Explanation:

Write the formula for a triangle.

Substitute the dimensions and find the area.

### Example Question #34 : Triangles

Find the area of a triangle with a base length of 6 and a height of .

Explanation:

Write the area for a triangle.

Substitute the base and height into the equation.

### Example Question #41 : Triangles

Determine the area of the triangle if the base is 12 and the height is 20.

Explanation:

Write the formula for the area of a triangle.

Substitute the base and height into the equation.

### Example Question #42 : Triangles

Find the area of the triangle with a base of 6 and a height of 30.

Explanation:

Write the formula for the area of a triangle.

Substitute the base and height into the formula.

### Example Question #41 : Triangles

What is the area of a triangle with a length of  and a height of ?

Explanation:

Write the formula for the area of a triangle.

Substitute the dimensions.

Expand the terms.

### Example Question #44 : Triangles

Determine the area of a triangle with a base of 16 and a height of 12.

Explanation:

Write the formula for the area of a triangle.

Substitute the base and height into the equation.

### Example Question #42 : Triangles

Find the area of a triangle with a base of 7in and a height of 10in.

Explanation:

To find the area of a triangle, we will use the following formula:

where b  is the base and h is the height of the triangle.

Now, we know the base of the triangle is 7in. We know the height of the triangle is 10in. So, we can substitute. We get

### Example Question #43 : Triangles

Find the area of a triangle with a base of 14in and a height of 8in.