Posted by **ShelbyA** on Sunday, April 29, 2012 at 8:08am.

The length of a triangle is twice the width. The area is 2yd^2.

Please, find length and width and simplify. Should I convert the yards?

:-)

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**Damon**, Sunday, April 29, 2012 at 9:03am
I guess yd is yd^2, square yards, and one of your unknowns is the base and one is the altitude. Otherwise I do not know how to proceed. Length and width of a triangle does not mean anything.

if my guess is correct then

(1/2) b h = 2

b h = 4

but h = 2 b

so

2 b^2 = 4

b = sqrt 2

h = 2 sqrt 2

- Algebra/still clueless -
**ShelbyA**, Sunday, April 29, 2012 at 10:03am
I'm searching for the length and the width. I guess I will figure it out, but thank you.

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