math test review
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16. If the base of a right triangle is 8 (square root)2 and the hypotenuse is 18, what is the area of the triangle?
A.14
B.14 square root 2
C.56 square root 2
D.64
E.64 square 2

h^2 + 64(2) = 18^2 = 324
h^2 = 196
h = 14
area = (1/2)(8sqrt 2)(14) =56 sqrt 2