## Geometry: Common Core (15th Edition)

36 $in^{2}$
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$in^{2}$