Thinking Mathematically (6th Edition)

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Chapter 9 - Measurement - 9.2 Measuring Area and Volume - Exercise Set 9.2: 4

Answer

16 square units

Work Step by Step

The area $A$ of a triangle can be found using the formula: $A=0.5bh$ where b = base h = height The given triangle has: base = 8 units height = 4 units Substitute the values into the formula for area above to obtain: $A=0.5(8)(4) = 16 \text{ square units}$
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