Posted by **someone unknown** on Saturday, February 9, 2013 at 2:00pm.

Find the area of a triangle: base 14 cm, height 5.5 cm.

19.5 cm²

77 cm²

38.5 cm²

770 cm²

i think its either 38.5 or 77

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**Ms. Sue**, Saturday, February 9, 2013 at 2:02pm
A = bh/2

Which do you think is the correct answer?

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**someone unknown**, Saturday, February 9, 2013 at 2:05pm
i think its 77 cm because 14 multiplied by 5.5 equals tht

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**Ms. Sue**, Saturday, February 9, 2013 at 2:07pm
You forgot to divide by 2.

A = bh/2

or

A = (1/2) * b * h

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**someone unknown**, Saturday, February 9, 2013 at 2:10pm
ok so its 38.5 i get it now thank you so mcuh

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**Ms. Sue**, Saturday, February 9, 2013 at 2:22pm
You're very welcome.

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**i am awesome**, Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at 11:45am
cool

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