# algebra

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The base of a triangle is 7cm greater than the height. the area is 60cm^2. find the height and the lenght of the base.

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Area = .5(base * height)

Let h = height, and b = base

h + 7 = b

60 = .5(h +7)h

120 = (h + 7)h

h = 8

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The height of a triangle is 77 centimeters greater than the base. The area of the triangle is 114114 square centimeters. Find the length of the base and the height of the triangle.

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