Post a New Question

Algebra II

posted by .

The height of a right triangle is 7 inches greater than the length of its base. If the area of the triangle is 15 square inches, find the base.

  • Algebra II -

    (1/2)(b)(b+7) = 15
    b^2+7b= 30
    b^2+7b-30 = 0
    (b+10)(b-3) = 0
    b = 3

Answer This Question

First Name:
School Subject:

Related Questions

More Related Questions

Post a New Question