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A right triangle has a base measuring 5 centimeters & a height of 12 centimeters. By what amount will the area of this triangle increase if both the base length & the height are tripled?

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a.) 240 square centimeters
b.) 270 square centimeters
c.) 480 square centimeters
d.) 540 square centimeters

  • Algebra 1 -

    area= 1/2 BH just triple the numbers you have for base and height and then plug it in

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