A community for students.
Here's the question you clicked on:
← 55 members online
 0 viewing
anonymous
 4 years ago
The base of a triangle is 4cm greater then the height. The area is 48cm^3. Find the height and the length of the base.
The height of the triangle is _cm
The base if the triangle is _ cm
Please help
anonymous
 4 years ago
The base of a triangle is 4cm greater then the height. The area is 48cm^3. Find the height and the length of the base. The height of the triangle is _cm The base if the triangle is _ cm Please help

This Question is Closed

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0The base a is h+4cm, area is (a h)/2, so ((h+4) h)/2=48, then you get h^2+4h=96, and when you solve quadratic equation by h, you get h=8cm (you should take positive value of h) and a = 8+4=12cm.
Ask your own question
Sign UpFind more explanations on OpenStudy
Your question is ready. Sign up for free to start getting answers.
spraguer
(Moderator)
5
→ View Detailed Profile
is replying to Can someone tell me what button the professor is hitting...
23
 Teamwork 19 Teammate
 Problem Solving 19 Hero
 Engagement 19 Mad Hatter
 You have blocked this person.
 ✔ You're a fan Checking fan status...
Thanks for being so helpful in mathematics. If you are getting quality help, make sure you spread the word about OpenStudy.