math

posted by .

The area of a triangle is 40cm2. if its height is 5cm, what is its base?

  • math -

    a=bh/2
    40=b(5)/2
    80=b(5)
    16=b

    16 is the height of the triangle

  • math -

    Jdawg has a typo.

    16 is the base of the triangle.

Respond to this Question

First Name
School Subject
Your Answer

Similar Questions

  1. maths please help

    how do you find the isoperimetric quotient of an n sided figure?
  2. math

    ABC is a right-angled triangle atB. AB=(3x+2)cm and BC=2CM.GIVEN THAT THE AREA OF THE TRIANGLE IS 85CM SQUARE FIND THE VALUE OF X. Say that the height= 3x+2 base= 2 Area of a triangle equals 1/2 base times height so... (1/2) of the …
  3. math

    The base of a triangle is 5cm greater than the height. The area is 18cm^2. Find the height and the base. The height is triangle is?
  4. math

    1.The base of a triangle is 5cm greater than the height. The area is 33cm(2). Find the height and the length of the base?
  5. algebra

    the base of a triangle is 5cm greater than the height. The area is 33cm^2. What is the height and the length of the base?
  6. math

    The base of a triangle is 5cm greater than the height. The area is 52cm^2. Find the height and length of the base.
  7. math

    The area of a triangle is 54.5cm. What is the triangle's base if the height is 4 cm?
  8. math

    A triangle has an area of 15cm2. If it has a height of 5cm, what is the length of its base?
  9. algebra

    the area of a triangle is 40cm2. the height of it is h cm. what is the lenght of its base?
  10. Algebra - PLEASE HELP!

    Can you PLEASE help me with this problem?

More Similar Questions