GED Math : Area of a Triangle

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Example Questions

Example Question #31 : Triangles

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

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

Write the area for a triangle.

Substitute the base and height.

The answer is:  

Example Question #32 : Triangles

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

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

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 .

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

Write the formula for a triangle.

Substitute the dimensions and find the area.

The answer is:  

Example Question #34 : Triangles

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

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

Write the area for a triangle.

Substitute the base and height into the equation.

The answer is:  

Example Question #41 : Triangles

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

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

Write the formula for the area of a triangle.

Substitute the base and height into the equation.

The answer is:  

Example Question #42 : Triangles

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

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

Write the formula for the area of a triangle.

Substitute the base and height into the formula.

The answer is:  

Example Question #41 : Triangles

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

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

Write the formula for the area of a triangle.

Substitute the dimensions.

Expand the terms.

The answer is:  

Example Question #44 : Triangles

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

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

Write the formula for the area of a triangle.

Substitute the base and height into the equation.

The answer is:  

Example Question #42 : Triangles

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

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

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.

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

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. We know the height of the triangle is 8in. So, we substitute. We get

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