OpenStudy (goldboy15):

The rectangle and triangle below have the same height and base measurements. Find the area of the rectangle and the right triangle, and then compare the areas. The area of the rectangle is __ square inches. The area of the triangle is __ square inches. The area of the triangle is __ the area of the rectangle. https://s3.amazonaws.com/platocdn/EdAssets/ca112923e52f4a37b3ef1e7302e830b3?ts=635054205935030000

1 year ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

To find the area of a rectangle you multiply the base by the height. In your case, 6 times 8 To find the area of a triangle multiply 1/2 base times height So, 1/2times 8 times 6

1 year ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

6 times 8 is 48. So your rectangle has an area of 48 1/2 of 48 is 24, so your triangle has an area of 24

1 year ago
OpenStudy (goldboy15):

Alright thanks!

1 year ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

No problem! If you need anymore help let me know!

1 year ago
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