# math

Ted's patio is the shape of a right triangle. Tell how he should determine the area of the patio.

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1. b = base
h = height

A = 1/2 * bh

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Ms. Sue
2. Area of a triangle is equal to base times height

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3. Sorry one half of that

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4. So do you mean that I should multiply the base (7) by the height (18)?

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5. Yes. Then divide the product by 2.

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Ms. Sue
6. the answer should be 63. right?

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7. I need to knoww

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