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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.

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

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