Posted by Anonymous on Friday, January 21, 2011 at 2:16am.
The legs of a right triangle are 23 and 12 inches long respectively What is the area of the triangle?

geometry  drwls, Friday, January 21, 2011 at 2:26am
Think of the 12 as the base and 23 as the height and use the usual formula,
A = (1/2) b h
You can do that because it is a right triangle