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mjneedshelp

  • 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. emecham
    • 4 years ago
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    well, you multiply the hight of a triangle by the width, and then divide that anser by 2. so it's similar to rectangles except you divide it by 2

  2. Mertsj
    • 4 years ago
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  3. Mertsj
    • 4 years ago
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    Do you see that a triangle is 1/2 of a rectangle? That is how it is derived.

  4. mjneedshelp
    • 4 years ago
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    ok

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