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Posted by **justine** on Sunday, July 17, 2011 at 2:53am.

- geometry -
**Reiny**, Sunday, July 17, 2011 at 8:04amarea of first = (1/2)(b)(5) = 5b/2

area of second = (1/2)(b)(h) = bh/2

but we are told that bh/2 = 3(5b/2)

multiply both sides by 2

bh = 15b

divide both sides by b

h = 15

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