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area of a triangle Find the area of a triangle with two sides that measures 6 yd and 2 yd with an included angle of 10 degrees.

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Since the given angle is included, we'll apply the following formula for computing the area of a triangle:

S = 6*2*sin 10/2

We'll simplify and we'll get:

S = 6sin 10

We'll compute sin10 = 0.1736.

S = 6*0.1736

S = 1.041 yd^2

The area of the triangle is S = 1.041 yd^2.

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