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Solve for h: A= (1/2)h(b/1) + (1/2)*h*(b/2)

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schooledmom | (Level 1) Salutatorian

Posted June 6, 2013 at 4:38 PM via web

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Solve for h: A= (1/2)h(b/1) + (1/2)*h*(b/2)

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justaguide | College Teacher | (Level 2) Distinguished Educator

Posted June 6, 2013 at 5:10 PM (Answer #1)

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The equation A = `(1/2)h*(b/1) + (1/2)*h*(b/2)` has to be solved for h.

`A = (1/2)h*(b/1) + (1/2)*h*(b/2)`

=> `A = (hb)/2 + (hb)/4`

=> `A = (3hb)/4`

=> `(4A)/3 = hb`

=> `h = (4A)/(3b)`

The solution for h is `h = (4A)/(3b)`

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