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suppose a triangle has an area of 10ft^2. IF the base of the triangle is 1 foot longer than the height of the triangle, what are the lenghts of the base and height?

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  1. 1/2 * b * h = 10

    b = h + 1

    substituting ... h^2 + h - 20 = 0

    (h + 5)(h - 4) = 0

    h - 4 = 0

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