Posted by John on .
The base of a triangle is 7cm greater than the height. the area is 60cm^2. find the height and the lenght of the base.

algebra 
PsyDAG,
Area = .5(base * height)
Let h = height, and b = base
h + 7 = b
60 = .5(h +7)h
120 = (h + 7)h
h = 8 
algebra 
Hermaise,
The height of a triangle is 77 centimeters greater than the base. The area of the triangle is 114114 square centimeters. Find the length of the base and the height of the triangle.