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In a triangle the ratio of the base to its altitude is 2:3. If the area of the trianlge is 108 square units, what is the length of the base?

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Let x = base, then 3/2x = altitude.

Area = 1/2 b * h

108 = 1/2x * 3/2x

Solve for x.

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