# Intermediate Geometry : How to find the height of an acute / obtuse triangle

## Example Questions

### Example Question #1 : How To Find The Height Of An Acute / Obtuse Triangle Find the height of the triangle shown above.     Explanation:

Use the Pythagorean Theorem to find the height of this triangle: , where the height of the triangle.    ### Example Question #2 : How To Find The Height Of An Acute / Obtuse Triangle Find the height of the obtuse triangle shown above.     Explanation:

To solve this solution, first work backwards using the formula: Plugging in the given values we are able to solve for the height.    ### Example Question #3 : How To Find The Height Of An Acute / Obtuse Triangle Find the height of the acute triangle shown above.     Explanation:

To solve this solution, work backwards using the formula: Plugging in the given values we are able to solve for the height.   ### Example Question #4 : How To Find The Height Of An Acute / Obtuse Triangle

A triangle has a base of and an area of square units. Find the height of the triangle.     Explanation:

To solve this solution, work backwards using the formula: Plugging in the given values we are able to solve for the height.   ### Example Question #5 : How To Find The Height Of An Acute / Obtuse Triangle

An obtuse triangle has a base of and an area of square units. Find the height of the triangle.     Explanation:

To solve this solution, work backwards using the formula: Plugging in the given values we are able to solve for the height.   ### Example Question #6 : How To Find The Height Of An Acute / Obtuse Triangle

An obtuse triangle has a base of and an area of square units. Find the height of the triangle.     Explanation:

To solve this solution, first work backwards using the formula: Plugging in the given values we are able to solve for the height.    