# Pre algebra

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find the area of the triangle with base 2 1/5 yards and height 5/8 yard.( The area of a triangle equals half the product of its base and height)

• Pre algebra -

A = (2 1/5 * 5/8)/2

A = (11/5) * 5/8) / 2

A = (55/40)/2

A = (55/40)* (1/2)

A = 55/80 = 11/16 sq. yards

• Pre algebra -

11/16 sq yds

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