The area of a triangle is 45 feet squared. If the base of the triangle is 4 less than half the height, what is the height and base of the trangle?
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Originally Posted by leesh2009 The area of a triangle is 45 feet squared. If the base of the triangle is 4 less than half the height, what is the height and base of the trangle? Let be the height, then is the base. Since, area is 45 and you know that, Thus, Thus, open parantheses, Now, multiply this by 4 to get, Thus, Thus, Thus, reject the negative. Thus,
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