Algebra

The height of a triangle is 8 m more than twice the length of the base. The area of the triangle is 32 m^2. Whats the height of the triangle

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1. Area = 1/2 Height * Base

If Height = x, then base = 2x+8

32 = 1/2x(2x+8)

Solve for x.

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2. The area of a triangle is 22 , with a base of 8 yards. What is the height, in yards?

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