# Chapter 10 - Area - 10-1 Areas of Parallelograms and Triangles - Lesson Check - Page 619: 4

36 $in^{2}$

#### Work Step by Step

The formula for the area of a triangle is A=$\frac{1}{2}$bh From the drawing you can see the base is given as 9 in. and the height is 8 in. A=$\frac{1}{2}$bh A=$\frac{1}{2}$(9)(8) A=36$in^{2}$

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