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aminah.love18
 3 years ago
what is the area of this triangle
aminah.love18
 3 years ago
what is the area of this triangle

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aminah.love18
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1dw:1331332909605:dw

Romero
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0what's the formula for the area of a triangle?

PROSS
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I can't see all of the sides.\

jim_thompson5910
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0This is an isosceles triangle. So you can cut this triangle in half to get dw:1331333001972:dw then you can use the pythagorean theorem to find the height x x^2 + 9^2 = 24^2 x^2 + 81 = 576 x^2 = 576  81 x^2 = 495 x = sqrt(495) x = 22.248595 So the height is roughly 22.248595 This means that the area is then A = (bh)/2 = (18*22.248595)/2 = 200.237355 So the area is roughly 200.237355 square units.

PROSS
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1or you could use Heron's formula

PROSS
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1s=(a+b+c)/2 Area = (s(sa)(sb)(sc))^(1/2)
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