## Thinking Mathematically (6th Edition)

14 $yd^{2}$
According to the figure, b = 8 yd and h = 3.5 yd. The formula for area of a triangle is: A = $\frac{1}{2}$bh. =$\frac{1}{2}$x 8 x 3.5 = 14 $yd^{2}$