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anonymous

  • 4 years ago

Explain how the formula for the area of a triangle is derived from that of a rectangle.

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  1. TuringTest
    • 4 years ago
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    area of a square is base times height|dw:1328026318208:dw|

  2. anonymous
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    make the triangle into a rectangle by doubling it. then since you know the area of a rectangle you know the triangle is half the area|dw:1328026336569:dw|

  3. TuringTest
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    area of a rectangle I mean now cut it in half and... yeah that^

  4. anonymous
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    |dw:1328026363560:dw|

  5. anonymous
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    find the area of the rectangle and divide by 2?

  6. anonymous
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    thank you

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