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A rectangle and a triangle have equal areas. The length of the rectangle is 12 inches, and its width is 8 inches. If the base of the triangle is 32 inches, what is the length, in inches, of the altitude drawn to the base?

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    (triangle area) = (1/2)*32*h
    = 96 (rectangle area)

    32 h = 192

    h = ? is the altitude you want

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