The base of a triangle is 9cm greater than the height. The area is 56cm squared. Find the height and the base. I came up with this equation: 56 = (1/2) (x + 5) (x) Is this correct so far?
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Not quite correct. It should be : 56 = (1/2) (x + 9) (x) Hope it helps. Originally Posted by magentarita The base of a triangle is 9cm greater than the height. The area is 56cm squared. Find the height and the base. I came up with this equation: 56 = (1/2) (x + 5) (x) Is this correct so far?
Originally Posted by tester85 Not quite correct. It should be : 56 = (1/2) (x + 9) (x) Hope it helps. The number 5 is a typo on my part. Thanks
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