Posted by Denise on .
Find the area of the triangle with the base 1 2/5 yards and height 5/9 yards. The area of the triangle equals half of the product base and height.
The area is ____yd^2
(Type whole number or a simplified fraction)
I came up with 35/108 did I do the math correctly, and if not can you please show me where I made my mistake.
Thank you

Math 
Ms. Sue,
I get a different answer.
(1/2)(7/5)(5/9) = 35/90 = 7/18 yd^2