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Algebra Word Problem

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COULD SOMEONE PLEASE HELP ME WITH THIS !!!!!!!!!!
The base of a triangle is 3cm greater than the height. The area is 44cm^2. Find the height and length of the base.

The height of the triangle is_______ cm
The base of the traingle is_______cm

  • Algebra Word Problem -

    (1/2) b h = 44
    so
    b h = 88
    but b = h + 3
    so
    (h+3)h = 88
    h^2 + 3 h - 88 = 0
    (h-8)(h+11) = 0
    h = 8
    take it from there

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