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If the height of a triangle is one inch more than twice its base, and if the area of the same triangle is 20 square inches, find the base and height of the triangle.

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    Did you forget that area = 1/2 * base * height?

    20 = 1/2 * b * (1+2b)
    b = 4.229in

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