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richardlong369

  • 2 years ago

Find the area of the triangle

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  1. richardlong369
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    |dw:1355808654813:dw|

  2. jennychan12
    • 2 years ago
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    what is the 12cm?

  3. richardlong369
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    height?

  4. jennychan12
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    then what is 48 cm?

  5. richardlong369
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    the base ?

  6. richardlong369
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    A= 1/2 ( 48 x 12 ) ???

  7. jennychan12
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    this triangle is impossible. if 48 is the base the hypotenuse cannot be less than 48

  8. richardlong369
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    so no solution again r u fo show?????????????

  9. jennychan12
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    wait. can u tell me what each of the four lengths are so i can make sure?

  10. richardlong369
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    look at the diagram

  11. jennychan12
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    there's four lengths. a triangle only has three.

  12. mathstudent55
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    The question is the height is the height to which side?

  13. jennychan12
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    |dw:1355808942077:dw| ^ this is possible

  14. richardlong369
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    what thats not even the same problem

  15. jennychan12
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    i just got rid of the 48 and flipped the triangle

  16. BrittanyFrench7
    • 2 years ago
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    area of a triangle is 1/2bh, so 1/2 (27)(12) that gives you what?

  17. jennychan12
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    so i assume the 48 is just extra? in that case @BrittanyFrench7 is correct. A = 162 cm ^2

  18. BrittanyFrench7
    • 2 years ago
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    yupp! :)

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