Posted by **mike** on Thursday, March 1, 2012 at 10:28pm.

a sailboat has a sail which is shaped like a right triangle. The base of the triangle is 14 feet and the height is 20 feet. What is the area of the sail? The boat also has two smaller sails that are each half as large as the big one. How big is each of the two smaller sails?

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**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, March 1, 2012 at 10:32pm
triangle area:

A = bh/2

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