divastar32160
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Re: Messup's Math
Triangle
Area = ½ × b × h
b = base
h = vertical height
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Area of a triangle
The number of square units it takes to exactly fill the interior of a triangle.
Try this Drag the orange dots on each vertex to reshape the triangle. The formula shown will recalculate the area using this method.
Most common method
Usually called "half of base times height", the area of a triangle is given by the formula below.
formula for area of triangle
where
b is the length of the base
a is the length of the corresponding altitude
You can choose any side to be the base. It need not be the one drawn at the bottom of the triangle. The altitude must be the one corresponding to the base you choose. The altitude is the line perpendicular to the selected base from the opposite vertex.
ooooo and I cheated and got this from google....LOL
