## Precalculus (10th Edition)

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# Chapter 1 - Graphs - 1.1 The Distance and Midpoint Formulas - 1.1 Assess Your Understanding - Page 6: 5

#### Answer

$\frac{1}{2}bh$

#### Work Step by Step

We find the area ($A$) of a triangle using the formula : $A=\frac{1}{2}bh$ where b = base and h = altitude.

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