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    triangle ?

    could not solve this on my exam

    please help with explanation

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    1. Find the value of x , which makes the area of this triangle equal 72 .
      • A. x=10.5
      • B. x=6
      • C. x=4.6875
      • D. x=9.375

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    Re: triangle ?

    Area of Triangle = * Base * Height = 72 units^2

    You have the Base.
    You have four (4) tries for a height.
    Which try gives 72?
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    Re: triangle ?

    Quote Originally Posted by yorkmanz View Post
    could not solve this on my exam
    please help with explanation
    1. Find the value of x , which makes the area of this triangle equal 72 .
      • A. x=10.5
      • B. x=6
      • C. x=4.6875
      • D. x=9.375

    2. triangle
    Can you solve $\frac{1}{2}(8)(2x-3)=72~?$
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    Re: triangle ?

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