## anonymous one year ago What is the area of this triangle, in square centimeters? A. 5.59 cm2 B. 559 cm2 C. 5590 cm2 D. 55,900 cm2 http://static.k12.com/calms_media/media/381000_381500/381277/3/efd4b31fa94399c7f80f3cea7e056a9d6ec092b0/53005_question.jpg

you can use the formula area of triangle=$1/2\times(base)\times(height)$ and you'll get the answer 5.59 but this answer is in $m ^{2}$ we want the answer in $cm ^{2}$ so we multiply our answer by 10000 and we get the answer 55900 cm2