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Find base area of a triangle with a base of 12 meters and an altitude of 14 meters.

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bertyfitz | Student, College Freshman | (Level 1) Valedictorian

Posted April 24, 2012 at 10:22 PM via web

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Find base area of a triangle with a base of 12 meters and an altitude of 14 meters.

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hala718 | High School Teacher | (Level 1) Educator Emeritus

Posted April 25, 2012 at 1:26 AM (Answer #1)

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We know that the area of the triangle is given by:

Area = (`1/2` ) X base X altitude

Also, given the altitude = 14

Now we will plug in the values into the equation.

==> Area = `(1/2) * 12 * 14`

==> Area = `84 m^2`

Then, the area of the triangle is 84 `m^2`

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ixchelgzz | Student, Undergraduate | (Level 1) eNoter

Posted April 24, 2012 at 10:34 PM (Answer #2)

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84m2

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