   Chapter 8.1, Problem 12E Elementary Geometry For College St...

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Alexander + 2 others
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Section Elementary Geometry For College St...

7th Edition
Alexander + 2 others
ISBN: 9781337614085
Textbook Problem

In Exercises 9 to 18, find the areas of the figures shown or described.A triangle’s altitude to the 15 -in . side measures 8 in.

To determine

To find:

The area of a triangle whose altitude to the 15-in. side measures 8 in.

Explanation

1) Formula:

Area of the triangle is given by,

A=12bh unit2.

Where b is the base, h is the height.

2) Calculation:

Given,

Length of the altitude of a triangle h=8 in.

Length of side of a triangle b=15 in.

Area of the triangle A=12bh unit2

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