Find the area of a triangle with vertices A(0, 2), B(8, 2), and C(4, –3).
A) 17
B) 20
C) 15
D) 19
E) 18
Start by plotting the points and drawing the triangle. Did you do that?
The height is clearly ______ (please fill in the blank) and the base is clearly _____ (please fill in the blank).
Therefore, using area = 1/2 (base)(height), the area is equal to ______ (please fill in the blank).