The height of a triangle is twice it's base and the area is 576 square inches . What is the length of the base?

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The area of a triangle is given as (1/2)*base*height.

Now in the given triangle, the height is twice the base and the area is 576

=> (1/2)* base*2*base = 576

=> base^2 = 576

=> base = 24

Therefore the base is 24 inches.

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