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how do I find x, when the base of a triangle is 22ft and the area is 165 sq ft.?

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Does x represent the height of the triangle?

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yes

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A = bh/2

165 = (22h)/2

330 = 22h

330/22 = h

15 = h

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Thank you !

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You're welcome.

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