Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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Chapter 8 - Geometry - 8.5 Triangles - 8.5 Exercises: 25

Answer

The area of one side of the house: 32 m$^{2}$ b) The area of one roof section: 13.41 m$^{2}$

Work Step by Step

Area of a Triangle: $A$ = $\frac{1}{2}$$b$$h$ a) $A$ = $\frac{1}{2}$(8 m)(8 m) $A$ = 32 m$^{2}$ b) $A$ = $\frac{1}{2}$(3 m)(8.94 m) $A$ = 13.41 m$^{2}$

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