Posted by Raj on .
A right triangle has a base that is 2 more than twice the height. Find the length of the base for the triangle. If the area is 30 square units.

geometry 
David,
1/2 b h=30
1/2(2x+2)(x)=30
x^2+x30=0
(x+6)(x5)
x=6 Does not make sense
x=5 2x5 +2 =12
Base 12
height 5