# Chapter 5 - Section 5.5 - Fractions, Decimals, and Order of Operations - Exercise Set: 80

$T=37.4$ square ft.

#### Work Step by Step

The area of a triangle can be calculated as: $T=h\times\frac{a}{2}$ where a is the base and h is the height. Here: $T=4.4\times\frac{17}{2}=4.4\times 8.5=37.4$ square ft.

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