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## The area of a triangle is 72cm squared. if its base is 16cm, find his height.

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The area of a triangle is 72cm squared. if its base is 16cm, find his height.

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2021-08-23T04:40:17+00:00
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Answer:The height is 9 cm

Step-by-step explanation:The area of a triangle is given by

A = 1/2 bh where b is the base and h is the height

72 = 1/2 ( 16) h

72 = 8h

Divide each side by 8

72/8 = 8h/8

9 = h

The height is 9 cm

Answer:8 because it is a half base x height

Step-by-step explanation:a half x 16= 8