Posted by **RIYA** on Sunday, October 23, 2011 at 12:58pm.

The base and height of a triangle are in the ratio 5:3.if the area of the triangle is 67.5 square metre.find its base and height.

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**Henry**, Monday, October 24, 2011 at 12:12pm
A = b*h/2,

A = 5x * 3x / 2 = 67.5,

Multiply both sides by 2:

5x * 3x = 135,

15x^2 = 135,

x^2 = 9,

X = 3.

b = 5x = 5*3 = 15.

h = 3x = 3*3 = 9.

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